His voice is an almost shockingly deep old river. His lyrics tend to fishing and backroads and fruit cellars, canned peaches, lost love, skinny days, as he puts it, and heavy nights.
The New Yorker says Greg Brown is where Johnny Cash meets Joni Mitchell. This hour On Point: musical son of Iowa, Greg Brown.
Greg Brown, singer-songwriter, his new album is "The Evening Call"
This program aired on July 4, 2007.