I’ve been learning a tune called Texas Gals on the banjo, so I’ve been listening to some different versions. Here are Al Hopkins and his Hillbillies…. Here’s a nice version by a group called The Monks, featuring a square dance caller…. I’ve been learning the… Read More
Mexican polka that is – Conjunto – Norteno – Tex-Mex. Here’s Joel Guzman squeezing out the Rosa Ana Polka. Mighty fine, mighty fine.
Space is the Place. Time for a dose of the Arkestra.
This is a fave video here at 27th Street. I might have even shared it here before. Last night, my brother the trout pointed me to it, which reminded me how much I like it. The mistake is thinking, that’s all there is to it.… Read More
I have a soft spot for the music of David Bromberg. Here he is solo, live on KDHX from back in 2013, performing Sleep Late in the Morning.
Some people in Ontario awoke to snow on the ground today – and it’s just October 17. Yikes. Let’s listen to Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys from 1945, singing about that day when Nellie lost her way…
Let’s take a walk up Salt Creek with Spencer Branch….
Some music for a Sunday morning. YouTube has a number of the NPR Tiny Desk Concerts up. This one features a wonderful set by Anonymous 4 with Bruce Molsky. They released an album together early this year called 1865. So far, I think it is… Read More
This tune has been recorded all kinds of ways. Here’s a swanky bluegrass version by Chris Thile and Michael Daves…this one is for the guitar pickers and mandolin freaks out there. Here’s a more old-timey version played by Art Rosenbaum, Beverly Smith and and Erica… Read More
Here are Cathy Barton and Dave Para performing Down the River I go at the 29th Annual Lupus Chilifest, October 16, 2010. I found this on the YouTuber. I love the exuberance of this performance. Cathy Barton’s banjo bounces along like a boat shooting a… Read More