WHAT YOU MAY FIND HERE

RANTS, RAVINGS and RUMINATIONS along with
RAUCOUS RIBALDRY and RAMBLING REFLECTIONS

Monday, May 10, 2021

Geography Div (Infrastructure subsection)

We could so do this:

France’s inter-city high-speed rail lines superimposed on the Midwest with Chicago taking the place of Paris.

... but we probably don't have the will. 

Saturday, May 8, 2021

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Pandemic Production subsection)

This Covid thing certainly has generated a lot of creativity in how music groups geet things out there.
Here are three Swedes Doing Randall Hylton's Cold Sheets of Rain.
All the instruments are European made.


Mandolin - Erik Igelström Banjo - Jens Koch Guitar, bass and Vocals - Max Tellving

Monday, May 3, 2021

Geography Div (Downa Local subsection)

 The pub is more than just a bar, and no two are alike even if they have the same name.



Saturday, May 1, 2021

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Snowman subsection)

Back in February, the Amanda Green Band had to cancel a concert in Virginia due to it being snowed out. They decided to video some of the performance at home where they were rehearsing and release them as The Snowman Sessions. 
Here is Gordon Lightfoot's Bitter Green.
RIP Aaron.


Amanda Cook - Vocals/Guitar, Carolyne Van Lierop-Boone - Harmony/Banjo, Troy Boone - Harmony/Mandolin, Josh Faul - Bass, George Mason - Fiddle and Aaron “Frosty” Foster - Lead Guitar

Monday, April 26, 2021

Geography Div (What's in a name subsection)

 It's amazing just how many State name aren't derived from Native American words.



Saturday, April 24, 2021

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Crypto Currency subsection)

I'm not sure just what this bitcoin stuff is, and I'm not sure I want to know!
Anyhow, here's Cole Quest and the City Pickers (animated) doing Bitcoin Gambler.


Cole Quest Rotante - Dobro / Harmony Vocals, Christian Apuzzo - Guitar / Vocals, Matheus Verardino - Harmonica, Mike Mulhollan - Banjo and Larry Cook - Bass

Monday, April 19, 2021

Saturday, April 17, 2021

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass div

New video from Beck Buller; Don't Look Back, from her latest album Distance and Time.


Becky Buller (Vocals/Fiddle), Dan Boner (Vocals/Guitar), Nate Lee (Vocals/Mandolin), Ned Luberecki (Banjo), and Daniel Hardin (Upright Bass).

Saturday, April 10, 2021

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass

Sixteen year-old Daisy Caire doing Remy's Breakdown. 
What caught my eye was the grandson's name !! (and he's much cuter than the goat!)


She is supported on this track by Laurie Lewis on bass, Brandon Godman on fiddle, and Rainy Miatke on mandolin. This tune had won 2nd place in the Mike Auldridge Instrumental Composition Contest in 2019 – when she was 14.