Don Messer and his Islanders
Maggie Adamson on fiddle, Arthur Nicholson on guitar…
…and a brand new one. Sir Tom Jones. No Hole in My Head
More great Canadian fiddle music. Here’s Reg Hill performing the Madawaska River Breakdown!
I came across this video while surfing around the YouTube listening to Canadian fiddle music. It’s from Patti Kusturok’s 2015 365 Days of Fiddle Tunes (she did it again in 2019). In this video, Patti Kusturok is playing with John Arcand – what a treat… Read More
I came across this lovely song – I Almost Forgot About You – by Melissa Carper over at the Western AF YouTube channel. There are lots of treasures over there. Check it out.
In a facebook comment thread, I was asked what blues performers I enjoyed. I provided a list, but it didn’t include David Bromberg, because he plays such a wide spectrum of musical styles – not just blues – that I don’t think of him as… Read More
Tom Jones has the talking blues. Yeah, that Tom Jones. This is fantastic. This is Tom Jones at 80. So good and so timely. Just turn up the volume and listen.
Here’s Ottawa Valley fiddle great Reg Hill performing his composition, the Buck Fever Rag. Mr. Hill was well known for playing fiddle with Mac Beattie and his Ottawa Valley Melodiers.
Here’s some more great Canadian fiddle music. Let’s listen to the fabulous Don Messer and his Islanders – Joys of Quebec. What a catchy tune, eh?