Hurray for the Riff-Raff’s “Small Town Heroes”: Soothing Protest Songs from the Big Easy

Good morning, PineTreeRepublic citizens! This month’s WorldBeat post features an album that oozes with the rich traditions of America’s pre-eminent musical city, New Orleans. As it takes us on a journey of soothing bluegrass, folk, blues, and rhythm & blues tunes, this album packs enough lyrical bite to make us contemplate the social ills plaguing a city that, perhaps in some…