All posts tagged “old time music

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Wild Hog in Yonders Woods

I miss my regular music sessions with my friend Ted Meyerscough. Before social distancing kicked in, we were going to start working on a tune known by various names, which I know as Wild Hog in Yonders Woods. It’s also called Old Lionel or sometimes… Read More

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Salt River

I’ve heard this tune called Salt River or Salt Creek and even as Salty River. I don’t know much about it, but it’s loads of fun to play. Ted Myerscough and I recorded this at 27th Street the other day. We just used my camera… Read More

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Martha Campbell

Here’s a performance of Martha Campbell, recorded at Midwest Banjo Camp in 2018. What a great bunch of musicians! From left to right, Steve Rosen on guitar, John Herrmann on fiddle, Erynn Marshall on fiddle, Roy Andrade on banjo and behind, I believe that’s Tom… Read More

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Starting the week off right…

Let’s start the week off with a little dose of western swing. Here’s Kelley & the Cowboys…. By the way, Kelly Breiding, who fronts this band, is also a kick-ass old time clawhammer banjo player. Here she is with Spencer Branch, performing Salt Creek… Wishing… Read More

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Pretty Little Dog

Here are Ted and I playing Pretty Little Dog. I don’t know very much about this tune, except it is usually attributed to Lee Triplett. It’s a lot of fun to play (even if we both look super-serious). This video was shot by Candy Minx.