Grandma Sparrow

Tricks Are For Kids: ‘Grandma Sparrow & His Piddletractor Orchestra’ Is Mind-Blowing

Beginning in the mid-'50s, kids music evolved from naive story-songs created for children exclusively to often epically weird Gesamtkunstwerken actually aimed at adults. Among the…
Richard Gehr / May 20, 2014

Stream Grandma Sparrow’s Fantastical Folk-Rock on ‘Grandma Sparrow & His Piddletractor Orchestra’

It appears that Grandma Sparrow's Joe Westerlund has been hiding his passion for avant-garde kids' music behind the drum kit of North Carolina avant folk-rock…
Richard Gehr / May 14, 2014