Dick Weissman

In the early ’60s, folk music experienced a pop breakthrough with the Kingston Trio’s “Tom Dooley.” The No. 1 single was traditional—basic acoustic guitar and banjo accompaniment, straightforward [...]

Sam Bush

The “newgrass” genre was created by Sam Bush, dubbed “the mayor of Telluride,” and a generation of young musicians—John Hartford, Peter Rowan, Tim O’Brien, etc.—who loved both traditional [...]

John Oates

John Oates, one half of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo Hall & Oates, and his family made their home in Aspen for over 25 years; he listed his four-acre ranch for sale in 2017. “I was born in New [...]

Spencer Bohren

Spencer Bohren found a home in Colorado in the early part of his 55-year career. Born in Wyoming, he landed in Denver and Boulder, playing with several bands through the ’60s and ’70s. He learned [...]