All-Star Cast of Roots Musicians Featured on “Inside Llewyn Davis” Tribute
by Cat Johnson
In the fall of 2013, a star-studded group of roots musicians got together to celebrate the music from the Coen brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis. Among those gathered: the Avett Brothers, Willie Watson, Gillian Welch and David Rawling, Chris Thile, Jack White, Patti Smith, Joan Baez, Lake Street Drive, Colin Meloy, and the Milk Carton Kids.
Not surprisingly, the night was an off-the-hook, campfire-style, get-down which is now available on dvd and blu-ray.
This week saw the release of the soundtrack on both cd and vinyl. Titled Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of Inside Llewyn Davis, it was produced by Joel and Ethan Coen and T Bone Burnett and has a ridiculous amount of sing-along-ready songs done by a collection of artists simply oozing with talent.
Here are a couple of teasers: