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Melodians and Masks

I stumbled across this curious video on the YouTube machine tonight. These two excellent players are wearing masks to cover up the unbridled mirth and glee they usually exude while playing. Here they are playing without masks… These videos are from Gilles Poutoux’s YouTube channel,… Read More

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Black Jack Grove

Some fiddle music for a Thursday morning. Here’s Black Jack Grove performed by Art Stamper. Mr. Stamper, a player from Kentucky, played both Appalachian old time fiddle as well as bluegrass fiddle (he performed with the Stanley Brothers and Bill Monroe’s outfit). I read that… Read More

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Jewel of the West

Tuffy P: hey there’s an article in the Globe about this singer from Saskatchewan, Colter Wall. I think we need to check him out. Fortunately, the entire known universe is on YouTube and there is a lot of his material there. He’s a young guy… Read More

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Eyesight to the Blind

I’m looking forward to David Bromberg’s show at Hugh’s Room in August. Here he is with his band performing Eyesight to the Blind. This is a Sonny Boy Williamson blues (the second Sonny Boy Williamson that is). Here’s a recording of Sonny Boy doing it.