With a hand—or guitar—in multiple projects, John Langford is a musical father figure for folk-rockers. Welsh-born and now Chicago-based, Langford has a rich history in the music biz, audible in his thick voice, dark guitar strums, and tell-tale lyrics. A co-founder of first-wave British punk-rock band the Mekons in 1977, he's played in groups such as the Three Johns, Waco Brothers, and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts (who released a collection of murder ballads in 2002 to benefit the Illinois Death Penalty Moratorium Project). On his own, Langford has released three solo albums,... More >>>