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Will Oldham

For the past couple of decades, Will Oldham has made his living as a musician, primarily using the name Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy. He has interviewed Diamanda Galas, Merle Haggard, R. Kelly, Dwight Yoakam, Masaki Batoh, Yusuf Islam and Olivia Wyatt. The most recent, full-length Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy record is ​Singer’s Grave a Sea of Tongues, on Drag City Records.
April 22, 2015

A conversation with Sir Richard Bishop about his new album.

To me, the story of Tangier Sessions is all about the power of this guitar, and the mystery around my acquiring it. My previous records don’t have a lot of stories—I just went to a studio and made a record. But this one has a real history behind it.