Saturday, December 31, 2016

A Little New Year's Eve Bluegrass Div

Performed at the Station Inn in Nashville 31 Dec 2011 by the Mike Bub Bluegrass All-Stars -
Leather Britches

 Jimmy Stewart - dobro, Dan Tyminski - mandolin, Jeff White - guitar, Mike Bub - bass, Billy Thomas - brushes, Charlie Cushman - banjo, Michael Cleveland - fiddle

Monday, December 26, 2016

Not the Geography Div

The mini-bears in the Geography Division are taking a little break.
So, this Boxing Day, which is also St Stephens Day, the Irish Rovers are back singing
Good King Wenceslas.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

A Christmas Tradition

I've posted this for the past few years and see no reason to not keep doing it. It always manages to make me stop and think just what this time is about.
Hope you and yours shared a joyous Christmas celebration.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

A Little Christmas Eve Bluegrass Div

The late Earl Scruggs and friends doing Jingle Bells.

Earl Scruggs - Banjo, Randy Scruggs - Guitar, Gary Scruggs - Bass, Phil Leadbetter - Dobro, Sam
Bush and Ricky Skaggs - Mandolins.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Geography Div ( Warmer places subsection)

On this day in 1842, the United States recognized the independence of the Hawaiian Kingdom. We later got over that and took over .........

Also on this day (a few years later) my sister was born. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIS !!

Saturday, December 17, 2016

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (British subsection)

Still here in England and thought another British group was needed. Here's the Down County Boys doing Talking to Myself.

Chris Elson, guitar
Peter Parker, fiddle
Mick Cooper, bass
Dan Norton, mandolin
Chris Cooper, banjo

Saturday, December 10, 2016

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Here in "Blighty subsection)

Well ...... my Judy and I are here visiting the grandson (and the son and daughter-in-law) in London.
Thought it would be appropriate to feature a British Group or two.
The New Essex Bluegrass Band doing the Stanley Brothers'  Who will sing for me - one of my favorites.

Paul Brewer, Terry Hymers, Greg Smith, Grahame Turner and Richard Partridge -  

Sorry, no info on who does what.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Geography Div ( Drink up subsection)

On this day in 1933, the 21st Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified. It repealed the 18th Amendment and ended Prohibition.
(In 1978, I broke my ankle boarding SAC's Looking Glass -- made me drink too)

Saturday, December 3, 2016

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Happy Birthday subsection)

.... and me.

Mike Andes - mandolin and vocals, Tony Shorter - bass and vocals, Jesse Smathers - guitar and vocals Chris Sexton - fiddle and Mitchell Davis - banjo