The songs of Lou and Peter Berryman have become a legendary institution within the folk music world. Their well-crafted and, more often than not, humorous songs are filled with wit, wisdom and acutely keen observations on life, love and the human condition.
Many a national folk artist will sneak in one or two of the Berrymans’ songs into their set, but none do it more often than Cindy Mangsen and Steve Gillette. “When Lou and I write a song we send it out right away to Cindy and Steve so as they can teach it to us,” Peter confided with a laugh to the Caffe Lena audience last Friday night.
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