Episode 12: Who's Gonna Glove Your Hand?
It’s no secret to folk and roots music enthusiasts that there exist a phenomenon known as “the floating verse”. These floating verses, as they’re called, have a way of showing up again and again in many an otherwise disparate folk song. What’s going on here? Were our ancestral composers too lazy or too busy to come up with some lyrics of there own? Or is the unignorable ubiquity of these verses a series of messages from the collective unconscious? Where do we, the torch-bearing folk purveyors of the present day fit into all of this? Find out (or not) in this amazing episode of The Aching Hearts Show.