This post is inspired by a Tweet from my friend Vin. Atongo Zimba… The Polkaholics…. Митко Таралежков и Бат’ Невен UND Fighting Sioux Band
Let’s keep that soul theme going a bit longer. Here’s The Temptations performing I Wish it Would Rain. I was out playing Go last night with my friend Vox (who played extremely well and beat me 5 games to 2) and while it was muggy… Read More
I may be a banjo freak, but I love me some Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. Groove.
Some soul for a Thursday morning. The gold shoes are a nice touch.
New Orleans clarinetist Pete Fountain has passed at 86. When I was a kid my dad played a lot of Dixieland and New Orleans jazz records around the house. He could tell all the players by their sound and he often quizzed me. Who’s that… Read More
Time for a dose of Manitoba Hal.
Here are Donny Broussard and the Louisiana Stars…. Many visitors to this blog might be more familiar with a version that goes like this… Ry Cooder did a wonderful take-off on the tune as part of his My Name is Buddy recording.. How about Brushy… Read More
This Saturday, July 16, I’ll be playing some old time clawhammer banjo at the Sam Smith Park Farmer’s Market between 10:00 AM and noon. The market is located by the skating trail in the park. If you’re driving, enter the park by going south from… Read More
I love the way Éric Gagné plays that box….