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Haiku, Fathers And Sons

“One day Doc and Earl – and their sons got together – in Crapalachia”


Doug Marlink: Interview 2


Doug Marlink Interview 2



At his home

(Plays a song)

(Plays ‘Caravan’)

That song I kinda like because it’s a Duke Ellington song. 1,406 more words


"He took my twenty dollar bill" . . : Bluegrass and The Grateful Dead

My recent Grateful Dead listening phase has gone off road into bluegrass. My first exposure to bluegrass was in the early Seventies by performers who themselves were influenced by bluegrass. 674 more words

Music Appreciation And Analysis

The Banjo-Master, and a Great BBQ

We had originally planned to visit a place called the Sims Country Barbecue today. This place is written about as if it is some sort of mecca for mountain music people, good food, and great performances. 361 more words

Rv Travel

What I've learned

So, as I’ve told you before, I was mad enough to start learning how to properly play the banjo. 215 more words


Yoga Stretch

I’m not gonna lie.  I’m pretty nervous for Part 2 of “Kenya Day” in a few hours.  I mean, my legs already feel pretty destroyed after this mornings first “long distance” attempt in over a year, and I now have to go out and run… 605 more words


Earl Scruggs Revue at Thunderbird Bar, Placitas, NM. 1972.

Randy Scruggs, Buck Graves, Earl, Jody Maphis, Gary Scruggs. The Earl Scruggs Revue. Thunderbird Bar, Placitas, NM. ©1972 by DavidButterfield.com. Earl Scruggs is a hero. In 1969, he broke with Lester Flatt and formed the revue with sons Randy and Gary. 266 more words