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  • Jake Simabukuro – Bluegrass Ukulele – Inspired By Bela Fleck

    Jake Simabukuro – Bluegrass Ukulele – Byron Bay 2008 Well I saw the title of this video and thought… wow,  I got to check this out… The  YouTube description says: “He introduced this as being inspired by his time with Bela Fleck. There is certainly some bluegrass themes in there but like the great Bela himself, Jake doesn’t allow it to become trite or cliched.” Okay… Just this one guys opinion here but it didn’t sound that much like bluegrass […]

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  • John Butler Trio:Live at Crossroads

    John Butler Trio live at Crossroads at Harmonie Bonn. If you like slide guitar, in this concert John Butler puts on a clinic. Outstanding guitar. The band is super tight, great bass, great drums, great vocals   Setlist: 0:00 Treat Yo Mama 5:29 Somethings Gotta Give 8:17 Pickapart 13:20 What You Want 20:04 Ocean 26:06 Peaches & Cream 32:28 Betterman 44:21 Hello 49:56 Home Is Where The Heart Is 54:00 Zebra

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  • Bob Dylan ‘s First TV Appearance: 1963

    Bob Dylan ‘s First TV Appearance: 1963

    Bob Dylan’s first TV appearance in 1963 with The Man Of Constant Sorrow. “History of this traditional American folk song. It was first recorded by Dick Burnett, a partially blind fiddler from Kentucky. On October 13, 2009 on the Diane Rehm Show, Dr. Ralph Stanley of the Stanley Brothers, born in 1927, discussed the song, its origin, and his effort to revive it: “Man of Constant Sorrow” is probably two or three hundred years old. But the first time I […]

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  • Doc Watson Flatpicks With All Star Lineup

    Doc Watson Flatpicks With All Star Lineup: Big Sandy River, Salt Creek Here’s the list of players on this stage… Ricky Skaggs – Fiddle Bela Fleck – Banjo Tony Trischka – Banjo Sam Bush – Mandolin Pat Flynn – Guitar Doc Watson – Guitar Edgar Meyer – Bass Need I say anything more? Well, I suppose I have to… I’ve come to realize that certain songs are just played by certain players better than others. Take for example the second […]

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