A tune for our times.This is autoharp master Kilby Snow, from YouTube.Mr. Snow has been gone for 40 years, but his music lives on. Oh Lordy me and oh Lordy my see when you haven’t got a dime when your trouble is so deep that… Read More
You don’t see many autoharp players around these days. I don’t know very much about the instrument. Kilby Snow was known for a unique “drag note” approach to autoharp that appears to have something to do with the fact that he was left-handed playing an… Read More
Shady Grove is a tune that has had a lot of play over the years. I always associate this one with Doc Watson. I learned to play a version of this tune when I started learning clawhammer, but stopped playing it for no real reason… Read More
I’m off to play some Go this evening so I’ll leave you with a little something to listen to. Here’s Kilby Snow playing autoharp and singing Troubles….
Tonight I’d like to feature a remarkable Old Time musician named Kilby Snow. Mr. Snow lived from 1905 to 1980. He was a master of the autoharp. I first became aware of him when I saw a banjo tab for a non-modal version of Shady… Read More