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Show Review: Son Volt's New Songs Complemented Back Catalogue at 9:30 Club • Americana Highways
Politics are almost inherent, if not overt, when bands play in the Washington, D.C., area. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard 1960s protest songs played — often with an extra dose of passion — as encores at shows. Son Volt, the alt-rock/alt-country band led by Jay Farrar, didn’t need covers to weigh …