"Bonnie 'Prince' Billy's Earthquake Ballad"
I heard this yesterday on NPR's All Things Considered and thought it was worth sharing. The story is compelling---Faulkner County, Arkansas has experienced several small earthquakes due to natural gas fracking. The segment is a series of interviews with community members, politicians, money minded industries, journalists, etc and is spliced with folk musician Bonnie 'Prince' Billy's song Mother Nature Kneels---a song he wrote based on these events in Arkansas. This story is part of the Song+Stories Series. Take 15 minutes today to listen to the story; then scroll down past the photo of Will Oldham to listen to the song...pure beauty.