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Album Review: Johnny Cash - Sings Precious Memories

One of the reasons behind Johnny Cash’s move from Sun to Columbia Records in 1959 was the Sam Phillip’s unwillingness to let Johnny release gospel music. 1,201 more words

Johnny Cash

Banjo Music Envelopes New Bedford At The Zeiterion

It isn’t every day that you hear homespun mountain music in a New England coastal town, but that is exactly what happened when Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn performed their brilliant banjo concert at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center tonight.  446 more words


TV Theme Friday: 'The Ballad Of Jed Clampett' (The Beverly Hillbillies Theme)

Everyone knows the words of the opening of The Beverly Hillbillies right?

“Come and listen to a story about a man named Jed….”

That song actually has a name, it’s “The Ballad of Jed Clampett” and was sung by  Lester Flatt and performed by Earl Scruggs and Jerry Scoggins. 45 more words


Blessed Be the Name


Letter B for the A to Z Blog Challenge 2015, #atozchallenge. 24 more to go in April :)

Taylor Swift's Legs

Taylor Swift is a woman of unblemished countenance who sings songs. Although she doesn’t sing with her legs, they are deemed to be a major part of her act in much the same way as Betty Grable’s legs were in bygone years. 496 more words


Stuck in My Head #7: Town Mountain "I'm On Fire"

Town Mountain
“I’m On Fire”
Heroes and Heretics
Pinecastle Records, 2008

I first learned of Town Mountain during the San Francisco Bluegrass and Old-Time Festival in February, 2008. 558 more words

Stuck In My Head

Vinyl Sunday (Part 2)

Next up our vinyl hit list this afternoon is a bit of a guilty pleasure for me and, hopefully, a bit of an education for… 288 more words