Part 83: Riley Shepard's Most Dreaded Houseguest & The Encyclopedia of Folk Music
My father said that part of his encyclopedia of folk music was burned in a fire, and that he'd have to start all over. Was it true?
Part 50: Riley Shepard's Letters to Investors
It's Sunday, November 1st, 2020. It's Daylight Savings Time, even though no one I know understands why we still do this. The presidential...
Part 46: The Curated Letters of Riley Shepard, With Redactions.
I would compare my "knowing" to how a smoker "knows" that smoking causes lung damage and even cancer, and yet if they really knew...
Part Seven: Riley's Cowboy Act (& Fact-Checking)
As a kid, I called my father "Riley." I was allowed to call my parents by their first names, or Mom and Dad. Sometimes in this blog,...
Part Six: "I Often Wonder What Went Wrong..."
Years later, when my father died in 2009, I was contacted by Dave Sichak, who wanted to write up an obituary for a Hillbilly music website.