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On April 5, 1974.

On April 5, 1974, “Columbia” label released “Ragged Old Flag”, the 47th Johnny Cash album. It was recorded in 1974, and was produced by Johnny Cash and Charlie Brag. 148 more words

Saturday Vinyl

It’s been a productive, albeit exhausting day.  It began with a long run and then followed up with a short bonus drill swim in the pool before a delicious dinner of spicy sweet potato soup and fried perch w/ fingerling potatoes (all washed down with some Fenian Red Ale) at… 633 more words


I'm Having a Foggy Mountain Breakdown: A Banjo Player's Lament

I am telling myself it is time. I have been playing banjo for a year as of 2/14/2016. Nothing says love like a banjo, right? I am ready to take the relationship with Earl, my Deering banjo, to the next level. 335 more words


737. Will the Cirlcle be Unbroken - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Original album did not include songs 22-25 from disc 2. 

Brief Background: Will the Circle be Unbroken is a triple album that was  recorded in 1971 and released in 1972. 330 more words

Video: Doc Watson & Earl Scruggs Perform "John Hardy" at Doc's home

Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, and their sons perform the Appalachian ballad John Hardy at Doc’s home.

On January 19, 1894, the Wheeling Daily Register… 376 more words