Hazel Miller

In 1984, Hazel Miller tried to move from her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, to Los Angeles. Her rental truck broke down in Denver, so she stayed—and became a Colorado institution. Belting out [...]

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 [...]