I really miss getting together with my buddy Ted to play a bunch of old time tunes. Before the combination of pandemic and cold weather shut us down, Tuffy P was joining us on gutbucket as well. Once we have some consistently pleasant weather, we… Read More
I stumbled upon this on the YouTube machine. Claire Milliner and Walt Koken have many excellent videos up including this Turkey in the Straw. I highly recommend their channel. Thanksgiving is a big deal for many of my American friends – please celebrate safely –… Read More
Enjoying this delightful version of Cumberland Gap I stumbled across on YouTube. I play it this way on clawhammer banjo…
I’ve been listening to some of Earl Johnson’s music on YouTube. Earl Johnson was a fiddler from Georgia. He had a couple bands, the Dixie Entertainers and the Clodhoppers. Mr. Johnson only recorded until 1931 but continued to perform right into the 60s. He passed… Read More
Let’s listen to Richie and Rosie….
Continuing on a theme after Where do you get your Whiskey… This is Dean Barber. He’s a banjo picker from down in Texas I believe. I enjoy his playing and singing both.
Askin’ for a friend. Here’s Bruce Molsky, Joe Newberry, Mike Compton and I believe the bass player is Tom T. Ball – and also Riley Baugus off to the side on guitar. You’d have to look long and hard to find a finer group of… Read More
Here are Toronto’s own Lonesome Ace Stringband with an inspired version of Damned Old Piney Mountains. This is from Deep End Sessions on YouTube.
Here’s the Earl White Stringband playing Hickory….