Saturday, October 25, 2014

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div

Della Mae doing the old Bill Monroe standard The Road to Columbus. Sure wish they'd enlist a banjo player, but it's hard to argue with success, eh ? Just sayin'.

Celia Woodsmith - vocals, guitar; Kimber Ludiker - fiddle, vocals; Jenni Lyn Gardner - mandolin, vocals; Courtney Hartman, guitar, and Amanda Kowalski - bass

Monday, October 20, 2014

Saturday, October 18, 2014

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div

Okay .. back to the regular stuff. But I will repeat Chris Thile. Appearing here with Michael Daves doing two fiddle tunes; Salt Creek and Wheel Hoss

Monday, October 13, 2014

Geography Div (Breakup subsection)

Given all the tumult and hoo-haw in the former Soviet Union or Russia or Vladamiristan or whatever you want to call it, here's what a Russian professor predicts what will happen when the Republicans, the Tea Party, Wall Street and the Koch Brothers are done looting this place:

Saturday, October 11, 2014

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Classical a bit off topic Genius subsection)

I've featured Chris Thile here a couple of times with the Punch Brothers, but he's truly a multi-dimensional musician. As a MacArthur "Genius" Grant winner in 2012, he embarked on the project to render the Bach Sonatas on the mandolin. It's long, but the music and its performance is worth the watch.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Geography Div (Internet access subsection)

If you're reading this, the map doesn't apply to you, eh ? One would think in the country that always applauds itself as #1 it would be better ……. ah well, there's always the healthcare industry.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div

The Bankesters,  a mostly family group from Carbondale, IL doing Cups (When I'm Gone).

Alysha Bankester - Mandolin, Emily Bankester - Lead Vocal, Melissa Triplett - Bass,
Kyle Triplett - Banjo, Dorene Bankester - Guitar and Phil Bankester - Guitar

Monday, September 29, 2014

Geography Div (Public Transport Subsection)

A while back, I treated the US Interstate highway system as if it was the London Underground (and it keeps getting numerous hits - and I can't figure out why).
What if we took a map of the world and  ............

Saturday, September 27, 2014

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Computer Frustration subsection)

A fun song on a contemporary subject by Tim O'Brien.
From the album Cornbread Nation: Running Out of Memory for You.
Sorry, no info on the various accompanying artists.