All posts tagged “old time music

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Yellow Jacket

I came across somebody’s shaky video from a jam session somewhere in which they play a tune called Yellow Jacket. I love this tune. I think this one is from the late Garry Harrison (please correct me if I’m wrong on that if there are… Read More

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Death is only a Dream

Here’s a haunting song…4 versions here, all good. I’m not sure of the origins of this one…associated with The Carter Family and also the Stanley Brothers. Hopping Jenny The Henry Brothers Edward Clayborn Meredith Axelrod

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A 2016 musical highlight

I don’t do lists, but this year I’m proclaiming a song of the year. It’s by a duo from Kentucky who call themselves The Local Honeys. The song is about strip mining and it’s called Cigarette Trees. I posted a different performance of it a… Read More