All posts tagged “David Bromberg

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Eyesight to the Blind

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.

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Who was Delia Green?

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

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Hair that could stop a bullet

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