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Bonnie "Prince" Billy Sings About Earthquakes

Published  July 11, 2011

Los Angeles's KCRW-produced show "UnFictional" debuted a new ballad by Kentucky's Bonnie "Prince" Billy inspired by the mysterious series of earthquakes that have taken place in Faulkner County, Arkansas, throughout the past several months. Perhaps at its heart, the song is a protest lament, but fortified with provocative poetic descriptions.

Listen for yourself:

Bonnie "Prince" Billy - "Mother Nature Kneels" by TwentyFourBit.com


And, catch the full episode of KCRW's "UnFictional" that contains the whole piece (including news clips and interviews) compiled by the "Song + Story" folks who researched and produced the project, a collaboration that enabled the song.

 

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