I just got home from an overnight business trip. Did I ever get an enthusiastic welcome from Memphis and Georgie – and Tuffy P thoughtfully had a chicken salad and a fresh bagel here for me for dinner. The trip was good but I’m tired… Read More
Here’s Jerron Paxton again… I think of the Jerron Paxton version as being about the song, but Dwight Diller’s version is more about the groove. And one more, this time in a band setting, with a jug band feel. Here is The East River Stringband… Read More
I stumbled onto this great footage of the late Danny Poullard playing Creole button accordion at the Augusta Heritage Centre. It’s a great little clip – enjoy.
Worth repeating and repeating… Here’s Lou Reed and John Cale performing Images from Songs for Drella. Still Awesome.
Good-bye old paint. Here’s Meredith Axelrod Also nice on squeezebox, from Sqwzbox… I also really like this performance by Bruce Molsky, with Brittany Haas and Paula Bradley… Let’s go out with Tex Ritter…
Iris DeMent is playing Hugh’s Room tonight! We’re meeting my sister Susan and her husband Peter there for dinner and the show. Can’t wait! In case there is anybody out there who doesn’t know Ms. DeMent’s music, here’s a taste…
Have you heard Doug Seegers?
I was very pleased to read that Michael Wekerle (new guy on Dragon’s Den) has bought the El Mocambo with the intention of keeping it running as a music venue. The very first time I went to a bar to hear live music it was… Read More
I’ve been playing clawhammer banjo for close to two years and I’ve been working on learning new tunes and at the same time improving my technical skills. I find that some songs are much easier to remember than others, even though they are require a… Read More