Ryan Adams: Newport Folk 2014

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Ryan Adams performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival.

Ryan Adams used to be the picture of ramshackle prolificacy — a man with Prince's desire to flood the market with product, not to mention an equally slippery grip on the quality-control lever. But Adams has calmed down dramatically in recent years, for reasons ranging from a stabler personal life to his battles with Ménière's disease, which attacks the inner ear and affects hearing and balance.

In September, the former Whiskeytown singer returns with his self-titled 14th studio album, which comes out nearly three years after his lightly brooding Ashes & Fire. Adams showcased some of his new songs — and many others from his long and frequently glorious catalog — in a performance webcast live from the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Friday, July 25 in Newport, R.I.

Set List
  • "Gimme Something Good"
  • "Magick"
  • "Stay With Me"
  • "Fix It"
  • "Dirty Rain"
  • "Let It Ride"
  • "Shadows"
  • "Oh My Sweet Carolina"
  • "Everybody Knows"
  • "Catherine"
  • "My Wrecking Ball"
  • "Peaceful Valley"
  • "Beautiful Sorta"
  • "Do I Wait"
  • "Mother"
  • "Come Pick Me Up"
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