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John McEuen to play with Martha Redbone’s Roots Project

Martha Redbone will join her “The Garden of Love” producer and co-writer John McEuen for a show at the Eighth Step on Saturday.
Martha Redbone will join her “The Garden of Love” producer and co-writer John McEuen for a show at the Eighth Step on Saturday.
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Toward the end of the writing process for “The Garden of Love: Songs of William Blake,” Martha Redbone found herself wanting two more songs to round out the 10 she and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s John McEuen had already created around Blake’s words. Flipping through her anthology of Blake’s work, she came across “The Ecchoing Green” and was immediately struck by its second stanza: “Old John with white hair Does laugh away care, Sitting ...


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