Two legends pass
Read (and listen to mp3): Passion of the Weiss, Post-rockist, Fufu Stew, Moistworks, Diddy Wah, Boogie-Woogie Flu, Spread the Good Word.
Less well-known, but also a legend, was Utah Phillips, who died on May 21st. He was a union organiser, Wobbly, folk singer, songwriter, hobo, Korean war veteran and angry soul.
Read (and listen to mp3s): The Utah Phillips website, Molly's Blog, Cover Lay Down, Old Blue Bus, Anyone's Guess, Songs Illinois, Late Greats.