Since Tuffy P and I are going to take off for a little R&R soon, I thought I ought to post a traveling tune. So….from back when there were two types of music, country AND western, here’s George and Tammy performing Milwaukee Here I Come.
Here’s an attempt at Cathy Barton’s arrangement of the Ramona Jones/Jimmie Driftwood version of Valley Forge.
Surfing around the YouTube machine, diving deep down the button accordion wormhole, I stumbled across this wonderful performance featuring Calvin Vollrath on fiddle and Roger Lanteigne tearing it up on the button accordion on The Smokin’ Bow Reel, one of Mr. Vollrath’s many excellent compositions.
I could watch this video 10 times in a row….
I know you need a break. Here’s a French-Canadian reel called Pays de Haut performed by Velocipede.
Has the party started yet? Here’s Los Straightjackets…
Here’s the most wonderful Nick Lowe with Los Straitjackets performing Christmas at the Airport…
This time of year, lots of blogs are featuring all kinds of Christmas music. That’s good and well, and I think lovers of Christmas music ought to enjoy it while you can. For those who would like to take a wee breath between carols, here’s… Read More
A dose from the Dr…
A few days ago, I purchased Steve Earle’s latest offering, So You Wanna be an Outlaw. Some of Earle’s recordings have really resonated with me. El Corazón, Transcendental Blues and The Mountain are albums I still listen to regularly today. I think they’re fabulous and… Read More