Friday, August 19, 2011

"Here's a song about the inherent cuteness and tastiness of rabbits"

So says Chris Thile (probably the best mandolin player in the world) at around 4.30 in the intro to 'Rabbit in the Log', the second song in the NPR 'Tiny Desk Concert' shown below, with Michael Daves on guitar. Find out more here. The full set list is:

"Sleep With One Eye Open"
"Rabbit In The Log"
"Bury Me Beneath The Willow"
(this is beautiful - starts at 7.40)
"Billy In The Lowground"
"It Takes One To Know One"
"Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arm

Their cover of 'You're Running Wild" by The Louvin Brothers (starts at 1.40)