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
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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
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