11. Ordinary Giants: A Retelling of Our History #Write52

11. Ordinary Giants: A Retelling of Our History #Write52

Woody Guthrie, the celebrated American singer and songwriter, famously said, “It’s a folk singer's job to comfort disturbed people and to disturb comfortable people.” In a world dominated by the bland, commercialised music of the pop charts, it’s good to see that there’s still a place for folk music. The release last year of Ordinary Giants: Life and Times, 1918-2018, by acclaimed songwriter Robb Johnson, brings home the continuing power of folk music to touch our hearts and engage with the real world.

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