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Teaching songwriting … in Nashville: Linda McRae opens her ...

If you read Linda McRae’s weekend series about teaching writing in prisons, you might’ve found yourself strangely jealous of the inmates at New Folsom over their access to such an obviously great creative experience.  Well, the good news is, you ...
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Weekend Read: Teaching songwriting in prison, Part 3

In the first parts of this article I talked about how our work with inmates began and our first visit to New Folsom Prison. The last part will focus on how our workshops have evolved and where they have taken ...
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Weekend Read: Teaching songwriting in prison Part 2

Prisonpro.com says:  “California State Prison in Sacramento is a multi-level institution, which primarily houses maximum security inmates. The original reason the prison was built was to house the most dangerous and difficult inmates in the state. Now the facility not ...
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Weekend read: Teaching songwriting in prison, Part 1

 I am thrilled to be writing this piece for the re-launch of Roots Music Canada. Roots musicians like myself need the support of organizations like this to help spread the world about our music, while supporting each other at the same ...