Patt & I were privileged to a have a really nice trip out west this Summer. We were invited to[…]Read more
People said it couldn’t be done – like the moon landing (which actually was done on a hurriedly assembled movie set in El Segundo – but that’s a topic for another podcast). Still, here they are – Get Up in the Cool’s Cameron DeWhitt and Possum’s Big Fiddle Show’s Charlie Walden squaring of before your very eyes and/or ears.
This is the crossover podcast extravaganza of the millenium. There’s patter on everything from beer to Garth Brooks to Bluegrass and back to beer, too! Recorded right on the spot at the 2018 Brandywine Revival Festival on June 16, 2018.
We cut down on some banjo & fiddle duets, too. You’ll hear an Ozarks hoe-down Humansville, Kenny Baker’s Brandywine, Pete McMahan’s versions Talk to Dinah & Virginia Darlin’, a Canadian import (duty-free!) Whiskey Before Breakfast and lastly Buddy Thomas’ Turkey in the Pea Patch.Read more
This tune was recorded in 1933 by Ted Sharp who hailed from the Arkansas Ozarks. The band Hinman, Sharp and[…]Read more
Another Nile Wilson hoe-down called Oak Ridge Stomp, this time in the key of D. It’s a snappy little piece[…]Read more
This another of Nile Wilson’s tunes called the Tie-Hacker #1 (of course there’s a #2). The tie-hackers were itinerant railroad laborers[…]Read more
I first heard Shamus O’Brien Waltz being played by Cyril Stinnett of Oregon, MO, in the mid-1970s. His rendition was[…]Read more
This is a great square dance tune in A that I got from Bob Holt. It makes liberal use of[…]Read more
If you’re not familiar with National Heritage Award recipient Bob Holt, he was an old-time fiddler and dairy farmer from[…]Read more
Talk to Dinah is this week’s Wednesday Tune Fix. This a hoe-down is the key of A from Pete McMahan[…]Read more
These are field recordings of the 1966 Canadian Open Fiddle Contest at Shelburne, ONT, from the collection of Delores “Fiddlin’ Dee”[…]Read more