Sunday, November 30, 2014

Geography Div (Stereotypes Subsection)

However, I'll bet everyone can come up with a map of their own (maybe even down to the county/city level), eh ?

Saturday, November 29, 2014

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (one last coal song subsection)

Seems that this month has been owned by coal songs, so might as well finish the month with
on, eh ?
Here's Josh Stone and Coal Town doing (what else?) Coal Town.

Josh Stone - Lead Vocal and Guitar,  Billy Berger - Mandolin, Ollie Risner - Banjo, and Gary Wiley - Bass. 

Saturday, November 22, 2014

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass (Yet More Coal subsection)

Continuing right along with the coal theme; The Johnson Mountain Boys doing folksinger Jean Ritchie's Blue Diamond Mines.

The Johnson Mountain Boys - Dudley Connell - Guitar and lead vocal, Tom Adams - Banjo, Eddie Stubbs - Fiddle, Dave McLaughlin - Mandolin and Marshall Wilborn - Bass.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Geography Div (Road Trip subsection)

In the midst of another roadtrip. First saw one of these in Georgia and found it interesting.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass (More Coal Subsection)

Eastbound Freight Bluegrass doing Billy Ed Wheeler's Coal Tattoo.

Eastbound Freight Bluegrass:  John Brisotti  - lead vocal and mandolin, Bill Ayasse -  fiddle, Bill DeTurk -  banjo, Dave Thompson - guitar, Bruce Barry - bass. 

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Geography Div (Healthcare is where you find it subsection)

Lots of talk (much of it hysterical) about that Ebola thing that's been going around. Just in case you
were wondering why doctors are volunteering  to go to Africa .............

Saturday, November 8, 2014

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div

a Last week was Harlan, this week, more coal.
A group out of Massachusetts, The Blackstone Valley Bluegrass Band performing John Prine's  Paradise.

The performers: Bob Dick -  Dobro, Dave Dick - Banjo, Ken Taylor - Bass and Dan Nowlan - Guitar (me thinks).

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Geography Div (helplessly hoping subsection)

Tomorrow is Election Day (too bad they don't make it a National Holiday). We can all celebrate the absence of those annoying ads on the tee-vee.


Saturday, November 1, 2014

A Little Saturday Nite Bleugrass Div (Roots subsection)

So much Bluegrass music comes from and is influenced by the "black gold" dug out of the mountains of Kentucky and West Virginia.
Darrell Scott performing his song You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive, accompanied by Jerry Douglas' TransAtlantic musicians.