How many guitar pickers seriously mess with their instrument? Normally I’d be safe in saying banjo players do a lot more of that kind of thing than guitar pickers. On a banjo you can adjust or change the head, adjust or change the tailpiece, try… Read More
Here is Jimmy Lee Robinson with and unusual and hypnotic twist….
I subscribe to the “meredithantraxelrod” YouTube channel and it’s always a treat when Meredith Axelrod uploads some tunes because she is a really great singer. Here she is with Craig Ventresco performing You Done Tore Your Playhouse Down.
Here’s Little Miss Higgens and the Winnipeg 5
When I got home from work today it was sunny and warm, so I fed the critters and went outside to play my banjo on the front porch. I was out there about a half hour when suddenly the sky went dark and a big… Read More
Here’s a tune by Juke Boy Bonner called Houston the Action Town. I’ve got a recording of it somewhere or another and it came to mind tonight so I thought I’d check out the YouTube machine to see if it was there, and sure enough… Read More
Here at 27th Street, we get up very early. At about 5:37 every morning, the lions start a demolition derby, crashing around the house, jumping on each other, jumping on us, bouncing off walls. If we want to sleep in, one of us has to… Read More
He was just trying to find his Santa Claus, but the landlady got mad and called the law…. He’s got the letter to show the judge….the boy’s just trying to find his Santa Claus. There was a time when I listened to a tremendous amount… Read More
It seems the election coverage has been ramping up since the Labour Day weekend, as if the real campaign has only just begun. So far only one of the candidates in my area has been around to try to convince me to vote for him… Read More
I first heard Juke Boy Bonner singing I’m a Bluesman on a compilation record (remember records) I had way back in the early 80s. I was a serious blues freak back in those days. There was something about Bonner’s performance of I’m a Bluesman that… Read More