Permit me set the scene for you. You’re at Clifftop. It’s Saturday night after the contests have concluded. It’s been[…]Read more
Playing some tunes with my Buddy Don on the usual Tuesdays. We get deep into Calhoun Swing, Constitution Hornpipe, Year of Jubilo, Indians Over The Hill, Walk Old Shoe-Heel Come A-Draggin’ and Run Down Boot.Read more
Shetland Fiddle & Accordion Festival This past October 10 to 14, 2019, marked the 32nd annual Shetland Accordion and Fiddle[…]Read more
Possum discusses his upcoming trip to the Shetland Islands.Read more
You know about archipelagos, right? It means a group or chain of islands. In the USA we think the Aleutians,[…]Read more
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