Hey folks. If you’re looking for my page of fiddle tune notation or “dots” it’s down for a little while.[…]Read more
I had forgotten about posting these old 45s of Buddy Durham and then the other day got a nice email[…]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
The Wiley Ol’ Possum visits the Charleston, WV, and attends the annual Vandalia Gathering at the State Capitol. The podcast[…]Read more
My guest is long-time musical ally and starvation box devotee Mike “Wichita Slim” Miller. He’s coming to you live via Skype from Elkins, WV. We share an adult beverage, take a call on the “hotline” from a listener in the frozen wilds of Ontario, reminisce about our fabled 2012 five boroughs Guinness tour, and try to play a few tunes together across the the internet.Read more
Alas, due to management changes the Kafein session in downtown Evanston is no more. We’re looking for a new location[…]Read more
This tune was recorded in 1933 by Ted Sharp who hailed from the Arkansas Ozarks. The band Hinman, Sharp and[…]Read more
Tennessee Rag is a hoe-down I learned from Pete McMahan. Pete got the tune from a recording of the great[…]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
OK, we’re really on a run here with Lyman Enloe tunes. What’s not to like, right? Here’s one in Bb-flat[…]Read more