Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Museum of Musical Insturments

Here's a cool site you can really get lost exploring!  The sections of Woody Guthrie and Mark Twain are particularly rich.  The story of Mark Twain's 1835 Martin guitar will blow your mind.

Bound For Glory: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie

The Private Life of Mark Twain

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Jonny Corndawg Interview (and new video)

Great interview - Jonny calls it his "best" ever - from No Directions



Here's a great video of a different interview:

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Those Darlins

Suppose the Carter Family sisters had a time-machine, traveled into the future, and started a roller-derby team, you might get something like Those Darlins!

Thursday, November 10, 2011

"Give Me The Banjo"

Thanks to PBS for putting together this awesome history of the Banjo in America. Narrated by Steve Martin, this documentary pretty much covers it all.

Give Me The Banjo

Pete Seeger's Banjo:
"This Machine Surrounds Hate and Forces it to Surrender"