Here's a guy I stumbled across last night while doing my usual nightly research. A lot of good folksy music with a message. I'm pretty sure if you live in New York City, you've heard this guy play. Subway Serenade
And here's another interesting blog from New Orleans nothing like being beaten when your down, thank you right wing. While your there check out the vidblog of his daughter on the bottom right side of the page. There is one strong girl.