Introducing The Ghosts of Johnson City…

Based in Maine with Appalachian and Southern musical roots, The Ghosts of Johnson City describe their debut album, Am I Born to Die?, as “simple and soulful versions of old mountain music, Civil War songs, coal-mining melodies, disaster chronicles, haunting murder ballads and tunes of love and loss in times of poverty.” It’s as if they recorded this dark, haunting, beautiful Americana (by way of Appalachian folk) collection just for me…

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Adele’s “25” Free, Legal Mp3 Album Download!

If you have a library card and your local library uses Freegal, you can download every track of Adele’s entire 25 album (including her hit “Hello”) as a free, 100% legal mp3 at Freegal Music. Locals: simply login with your Kanawha County Public Library card number.

Kevin Kantor: Poem for RAINN

Kevin Kantor donated his extraordinary poem “People You May Know” to Muruch.com’s RAINN benefit album. The poem gives an emotional account of Facebook’s attempt to connect Kantor to his rapist and gives voice to male sexual assault victims who face a particular kind of shame and pressure to stay silent. You can hear the song below and get all 25 mp3s of the album by donating $10 (or more) directly to RAINN through Muruch’s RAINN.org fundraising page.



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The album also features music and poetry by Concrete Blonde’s Johnette Napolitano, American Gods/Sandman author Neil Gaiman, The Dresden Dolls’ Amanda Palmer, The Voice‘s Kat Robichaud, Midlake, Flogging Molly, Poe, The Mynabirds, Allison Crowe, Crystal Good, Kevin Kantor and many more.

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Midlake Song for RAINN

Midlake’s song “Acts of Man” serves as the magnificent finale on our Muruch.com for RAINN benefit album.



Donate $10 (or more) directly to RAINN through Muruch’s RAINN.org fundraising page to receive the 25-mp3 album..

The album also features music and poetry by Concrete Blonde’s Johnette Napolitano, Flogging Molly, Poe, The Mynabirds, author Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, The Voice‘s Kat Robichaud, Allison Crowe, Crystal Good, Kevin Kantor and many more.

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Elysian Fields Song for RAINN

Elysian Fields donated their gorgeous song “Bayonne” to our Muruch.com for RAINN benefit album. Singer Jennifer Charles’ sultry voice and the slinky arrangement make for an unusual anthem of escaping an abusive relationship.



Donate $10 (or more) directly to RAINN through Muruch’s RAINN.org fundraising page to receive the 25-mp3 album..

The album also features music and poetry by Concrete Blonde’s Johnette Napolitano, American Gods/Sandman author Neil Gaiman, The Dresden Dolls’ Amanda Palmer, The Voice‘s Kat Robichaud, Midlake, Flogging Molly, Poe, The Mynabirds, Allison Crowe, Crystal Good, Kevin Kantor and many more.

Donate to RAINN/Get the Album