Category Archives: News
1971 was a banner year for bluegrass music. It had come of age the decade before, following its invention as a musical style by Bill Monroe in the mid-1940s. Little known, except by country music fans for its first twenty … Continue reading
Here’s a column from the NY Times earlier this month. I’ll post a few thoughts in the comments section below.
Library of Congress Gets a Mile of Music
By LARRY ROHTER
Published: January 9, 2011
The Library of Congress has begun taking possession of … Continue reading
The Southern California pier has been a great music venue over the years, and served as a host to the renewed Ash Grove for a period of eleven months.
My fondest recollection of the pier was a public performance I did … Continue reading
The following from my Albuquerque friend, Wayne Shrubsall:
Wayne Shrubsall . . . Indiana born and bred, I became interested in Southern music via pop folk in 1959; from the Kingston Trio, I began listening to the Weavers, and then … Continue reading