In this episode we ring up our old pal Geoff Seitz and catch him working at his shop. Don plays Ora Lee & Rachel. The all heck breaks loose – we lose our internet connection and the show goes dead air. So enjoy this somewhat abbreviated version of Possum’s Big Fiddle Show!Read more
Released in late 2019 is The Old Texas Fiddle Vol. III (Tiki Parlour Recordings – oldtimetikiparlour.com/) by Tricia Spencer &[…]Read more
A Review written by Charlie Walden Well, what do you know? My buddy John Williams has a new album release[…]Read more
What an action packed episode! We play calls from the Hotline and some were down-right weird. We play a bunch of tunes and even premiere a brand new tune written especially for this episode. @BigFiddleShow.Read more
Like the Wall Street Crash of ’29 and the final episode of M.A.S.H., people who watched the January 21, 2020,[…]Read more
100 Essential Missouri Fiddle Tunes This page first went “live” in 2002 and was one of the first pages I[…]Read more
I’m back with my sidekick Don playing tunes and cracking wise. In this episode we take more bizarro calls from the Hotline and play tunes like “The Battle of Brewersville, “Old French” and “Old-Time Billy in the Lowground”. Plus there’s a new Mystery Tune! Join in the fun by calling 847-920-7587.Read more
This past October 10 to 14, 2019, marked the 32nd annual Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival (SAFF) held in the Shetland Islands. In my last post I told you how to get to Shetland from America. This is part one about our experience at the festival and focuses on the festival club and the various venues around the islands. For a quick overview refer to the festival program HERE. More information is available at the festival website https://www.shetlandaccordionandfiddle.com/.
I play you some tunes on the electric fiddle, too: a tune from Missouri called 50 Years Ago Waltz, a Shetland tune by Ronnie Cooper called Miss Susan Cooper and the Canadian Jig composed by Ned Landry called Ripple Rock Jig.
The next podcast and post will tell you all about the Festival Club sessions, the Grand Dance at the Clickimin Center and the Garrison Theatre Concerts.Read more
Hey, how would you like to have your latest album release reviewed on an upcoming episode of Possum’s Big Fiddle[…]Read more
It’s another Tuesday Tunes with Don live from Chicago, IL. This week we take a very interesting call on the Hotline from a Mr. Gilbert Gnarley. Don performs a science experiment on an egg and we play a bunch of good tunes. We’re using an entirely new audio set-up with mixer and stereo microphone. Hope you like the improvement in sound quality. The tunes include: Peg Leg, Five-Finger Joe, Zack Wheat’s Piece, Duck’s Eyeball, Old Moze and Rolling the Log.Read more