Here is Jumping Jimmy Allen performing Poor Old Fred, which was written by a friend from down in NC, David Sawyer.
Enjoying this delightful version of Cumberland Gap I stumbled across on YouTube. I play it this way on clawhammer banjo…
What an odd coincidence. Tuffy P and I have been watching the TV show Sneaky Pete, and this afternoon when I did a little surfing around the YouTube machine, I came up with Champion Jack Dupree and King Curtis performing a song called Sneaky Pete… Read More
I’ve been listening to some of Earl Johnson’s music on YouTube. Earl Johnson was a fiddler from Georgia. He had a couple bands, the Dixie Entertainers and the Clodhoppers. Mr. Johnson only recorded until 1931 but continued to perform right into the 60s. He passed… Read More
Champion Jack Dupree. You have to have a lot of confidence to call yourself Champion.
The Edmund Fitzgerald the Witch of November took down the Edmund Fitzgerald….. let’s listen to Gordon Lightfoot
Reg Hill on fiddle…. Mr. Hill was also the fiddle player for Mac Beattie and his Ottawa Valley Melodiers. I really enjoy listening to his recordings. By the way, this is another tune recorded when I was 4 years old in 1964. Several years ago… Read More
I stumbled across this gem on the YouTube machine. It was recorded in 1964 when I was 4 years old. I love the understated guitar playing in this performance and the emphasis on the whole song rather than on exaggerated guitar solos, volume and power.