About the last thing I expected today was to hear a new 17 minute long song by old weird Bob Dylan. It’s more like a recitation than a song, with a lovely musical backdrop, a drifting narrative based around the assassination of JFK, filled with… Read More
Somewhere along the way I’ve made friends with a fellow from down in NC named David who plays various instruments and writes really fabulous songs. Here he is singing and playing his song Old Luella on mandolin…. And here is a uke version by Mike… Read More
Tuffy P here – there has been a tradition for many years in our home on 27th street – to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an Irish/Polish feast pulled together by Mr. Anchovy and a pile of painters who also happen to be great friends.… Read More
I stumbled across this gem on the YouTube this afternoon. It’s Dean Barber with an excellent solo version of Hot Corn Cold Corn….
Last evening, Ted M and I drove out to Guelph Ontario for the Newberry and Verch performance. The Ever-Lovin’ Jug Band started the show and played a very entertaining set of mostly old jug band material, featuring banjolin, fiddle, guitar, jug, kazoo and a pecular… Read More
There are some excellent performers coming to Guelph Ontario for Banjofest this coming weekend. Ted (the guitar picker I play music with) and I will be going to see April Verch & Joe Newberry, two of my favourite performers, on Saturday evening. If there are… Read More
I’ve had this old folksong on my brain this morning, so I thought I’d share it. It’s been performed by many people. Here’s Dwight Diller…
Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers….