David Bromberg covering Old Weird Bob’s It Takes a Lot to Laugh, it Takes a Train to Cry….
I’m looking forward to David Bromberg’s show at Hugh’s Room in August. Here he is with his band performing Eyesight to the Blind. This is a Sonny Boy Williamson blues (the second Sonny Boy Williamson that is). Here’s a recording of Sonny Boy doing it.
Here’s the David Bromberg Quintet
Here’s David Bromberg and Larry Campbell performing Keep on Drinkin’.
There are numerous American folk tunes that have their roots in true stories. There is Stagger Lee, Tom Dooley, Charles Guiteau, John Hardy, Pretty Boy Floyd and many more, a fascinating and bloody history. Most of these are about men, and most of them involve… 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
Tuffy P and I were listening to Conway Twitty this morning over coffee. That man’s hair could stop a bullet. He could sing too. Hop into my time machine, and let’s watch the master at work. Here’s David Bromberg covering Last Date. Mr. Bromberg does… Read More
I have a soft spot for the music of David Bromberg. Here he is solo, live on KDHX from back in 2013, performing Sleep Late in the Morning.
Time for an old folk song. Here’s David Bromberg playing the old murder ballad, Delia. It’s a true story… This tune has been around the block a few times. There are many versions of of it around, and curiously enough, most of them are excellent.… Read More
It was a great treat to be at Hugh’s Room tonight for David Bromberg’s solo performance. I like a lot of things about David Bromberg. He’s a remarkably eclectic musician and it seems that he creates his shows on the fly without a set list.… Read More