Many of her songs are songs of place: "Carolina Pines,","Across the Great Divide," "Pacheco," and "The Golden Rollin' Hills of California," among them.
Those last two are featured in the following video. Nobody wrote about the countryside of California better than Kate Wolf. Her music was grounded in the contours of the mountains, the smell of the woods and fields and the sound of birds.
And because I just can't get enough of her music this evening, let's listen to "Like a River" while we're at it, but this time covered by a string band called Front Country.