Sitting On Top of the World – A Great Blues- and Bluegrass-Standard from 1930

My friend Eric likes to play this tune, so I thought that I should listen to some recordings of it and learn topplay it right. I have found many interesting videos and compiled thos in my playlist. This tune goes back to the 1930s when it has been recorded by the Mississippi Sheiks: Mississippi Sheiks […]

The Johnson Mountain Boys – Goodbye to the Blues – Brightwater Junction

Today I have listened to the music of LIFE GOES ON -Musicians Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) at Airplay Direct. I did especially like the second song form this CD –  GOODBYE TO THE BLUES – Johnson Mountain Boys. I have found a nice playlist with  a concert by the Johnson Mountain Boys at youtube which […]

Harrison Kennedy – Mandola-Blues

I have recently found a concert with Harrison Kennedy on the CBC Concerts on Demand site. Harrison Kennedy plays mandolin, guitar, banjo, harmonica and he sings. During the 60s Harrison was a member of The Chairman of the Board and he was very successful: In 1968 the Detroit POP GROUP “The Chairmen of the Board.” […]

Eddie Kirkland – Blues Legend dies in a Car Crash

Eddie Kirkland – known as the Gypsy of the Blues – has died in a car accident. He was 87 years old. He was still performing 40 weeks every year and just came from a concert when the accident happened. Eddie Kirkland started playing the guitar and performing at an early age of 12 years […]

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