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….
Here is Jimmy Lee Robinson with and unusual and hypnotic twist….
Here’s another fiddle tune, this one from Western Canada. It’s Patti Kusturok, one of the best fiddlers in the country. Here she is with some friends, including Calvin Vollrath, another of our best fiddlers, playing Little Burnt Potato as part of her 365 Days of… Read More
This is a tune that came up a couple times when I was at Midwest Banjo Camp. I don’t know if it is a Canadian tune but I think many people, myself included, think it is – maybe because of this version by the late… Read More
It’s about time we had some accordion music around this joint. Here’s Kevin DesRosiers…
I just need another little dose of Sharon Jones…..
Miss Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings blew into town tonight to play the TD Toronto Jazz Festival – in the big tent at Nathan Phillips Square. Fortunately for us, Tuffy P heard about the upcoming show while I was off on a road-trip back… Read More
Just because I like all kinds of folk music. Let’s kick off summer with the late great Ian Dury and The Blockheads.