Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
Singer-guitarist John Mayer says Martin Sexton is the best live performer he has ever seen. Fans in Philadelphia will get a chance to see him Friday when he plays a show at World Cafe Live.
Sexton, who lives in western Massachusetts, has a soaring voice that he uses as an instrument just like his guitar as he crafts infectious rock and soul with a powerful message.
Here and Now‘s Alex Ashlock spoke with Sexton before a recent show at the House of Blues here in Boston.
Sexton’s latest album is “Fall Like Rain.”
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.