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Starting the week off right…

Let’s start the week off with a little dose of western swing. Here’s Kelley & the Cowboys…. By the way, Kelly Breiding, who fronts this band, is also a kick-ass old time clawhammer banjo player. Here she is with Spencer Branch, performing Salt Creek… Wishing… Read More

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Down in the Mine

There aren’t a lot of positive things to say about coal mining. It’s a rough life. It pollutes out streams and burning coal pollutes our air. Many years ago I stayed in a coal mining town in Pennsylvania for a few days, while looking for… Read More

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Thanks to my old friend, The Cowboy Buddha Barry, for sharing his enthusiasm for Junior Brown this evening. Here’s Junior with a surf medley….

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Whole Wide World

This computer is about 15 feet from the front door. It’s raining and still kids are out trick or treating. I’m surfing the YouTube machine between groups of kids……and I seem to be stuck on Amy Rigby and Wreckless Eric tonight. This is what happens… Read More

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I was surfing around YouTube this morning, clicking from this to that, when I came across an NPR Tiny Desk Concert featuring a group of performers from the Ukraine called DakhaBrakha. I had never heard of these folks before but I decided to give it… Read More