Here’s David Bromberg performing a tune he learned while attending Columbia University in the early 60s….
David Bromberg and his band performing Diamond Lil… there is some seriously fine playing here. Enjoy.
Here’s David Bromberg…. (another tune for our times)
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