Jonatha Brooke

Singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke has been doing her folk-pop thing for more than twenty years at this point, but her latest release, last summer's The Works, is especially cool – just as Billy Bragg and Wilco did on the Mermaid Avenue discs a decade ago, Brooke got to write the music that would go behind some of Woody Guthrie's unrecorded lyrics, and also recruited top-shelf helper elves like Mitchell Froom, Bob Clearmountain, Keb' Mo', Steve Gadd, Christian McBride, and Derek Trucks, among others. More recently, she also co-wrote the theme song for the creepy new Joss Whedon vehicle Dollhouse.

Jonatha Brooke - All You Gotta Do Is Touch Me