Story by M.R. Poulopoulos
I stood in front of Chris Smither after his set at Caffe Lena and told him I had a gift for him. I handed him a copy of “Greenhorn,” and he smiled. “Here, take one of these,” he said. He caught me off guard. I said, “Are you sure?” “Trading’s cool,” he replied.
Trading music is cool, and it’s a practice songwriters and musicians engage in and enjoy after shows. So, in that light, I’m sharing my top five trades of 2012, in no particular order: