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Half a boy and half a man…

Since I posted a Los Straitjackets tune the other day, I couldn’t resist following up with this one, featuring the wonderful Nick Lowe. For a very long time I pretty much stopped listening to any pop music, in favour of old time music, button accordion… Read More

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Kilby Snow plays Troubles

You don’t see many autoharp players around these days. I don’t know very much about the instrument. Kilby Snow was known for a unique “drag note” approach to autoharp that appears to have something to do with the fact that he was left-handed playing an… Read More

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A 2016 musical highlight

I don’t do lists, but this year I’m proclaiming a song of the year. It’s by a duo from Kentucky who call themselves The Local Honeys. The song is about strip mining and it’s called Cigarette Trees. I posted a different performance of it a… Read More