Monday, November 30, 2020

Geography Div (Whoda thunk subsection)

This is what it looked like on 25 January 2020 ..... and with you know who still running things (into the ground) dog knows what what it will look like when he finally can't actively damage things.

Saturday, November 28, 2020

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div

The Punch Brothers doing Boll Weevil. 
Guess I missed their on-line concert back on Sunday the 14th ..... shame on the miniBears for not keeping 
me informed. Of course my new knee and the painkillers probably contributed!!

Chris Thile (mandolin), Gabe Witcher (violin), Chris Eldridge (guitar), Paul Kowert (bass) and Noam Pikelny (banjo)

Saturday, November 21, 2020

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Late Show subsection)

I can't say I'm a fan of his voice, but here's Sturgill Simpson with an All-Star backing group doing
Breakers Roar" from his new album Cuttin' Grass,Vol 1 - The Butcher Shoppe Sessions.

Scott Vestal was on banjo, Stuart Duncan on fiddle, Tim O’Brien on guitar, Sierra Hull on mandolin, Mike Bubb on bass, and Miles Miller on drums.

Monday, November 16, 2020

Geography Div (Borders subsection)

Imagine what the US map would look like if natural features were used to define the state boundaries. 

Saturday, November 14, 2020

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Banjo subsection)

Russ Carson is the Banjo player in Ricky Skaggs' Kentucky Thunder band. Here he is playing Earl
Scruggs' Flint Hill Special on a Walker Mini Banjo.

Monday, November 9, 2020

Saturday, November 7, 2020

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div ( Swiss subsection)

I'm constantly amazed by the reach of Bluegrass music to foreign lands. Jessie and the Gents from 
Switzerland recently won the first place at the Swiss Country Music Awards (whoda thunk there was such a thing?) and Best Song for this one - I Ain't Gonna Ride With You.

Jessie Hardegger  (vocals and mandolin), Rick Noorlander (vocals and guitar), Geri Zumbrunn (vocals and bass), Rainer Hagmann (fiddle), and Putzie Mayr (vocals and dobro) 

Monday, November 2, 2020

Geography Div (What do you think subsection)

Depending on where you live, you might have a different opinion, eh ?

I shudder to think how many I've visited !!