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Lou Curtiss, A San Diego Folk Hero

Lou Curtiss, and old friend in the music through six decades, passed away this week in San Diego. Our friend, WB Reid shared some reminiscences of his life which I’d like to publish here. Continue reading

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Oklahoma International BG Festival

I had a great time performing in Oklahoma this past weekend with my friends Wayne Shrubsall and Bruce Thompson.  Lots of good bands, including Byron Berline, Alan Munde’s Gazette, the Gibson Brothers, Mark O’Connor Trio, and of course, The Old … Continue reading

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Sam Hinton

Dear Friends,
Sam Hinton passed away on Thursday, September 10, at 4 p.m., surrounded by family and hearing his own songs.   It was a peaceful end to a long, creative and beloved life.  There is a sweet tribute to him at … Continue reading

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Utah Phillips, RIP

 

 Bruce “Utah” Phillips
On Sat, 24 May 2008 18:39:32 -0400, Ken Irwin wrote:
>This is being forwarded from the Folk Alliance list
>
>Dear All,
>
>I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news. I got the news
>from our mutual friend Haywire Brack, that Bruce … Continue reading

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American Folklife Center – Online!

I imagine there are many people now a days that have never spent any time going through a major library’s card catalog.  Perhaps that’s a good thing.  I wiled away hours and whole days of my life in the UCSB … Continue reading

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