Tag Archives: banjo
Wilco – A Shot In The Arm
No, it was shots in the arm.
We played this song awhile back, but this version feels appropriate to play years later.
Billy Strings – Wargasm
Kermit the Frog, Jim James & Janet Weiss – Rainbow Connection
Pete Seeger, Judy Collins, Arlo Guthrie, and Fred Hellerman – This Land Is Your Land
Introduction from the great Studs Terkel.
Stanley Brothers – Worried Man Blues
Too many of these to write up.
Pete Seeger and Johnny Cash – “Worried Man Blues”
The two chat for a few minutes before Seeger starts the singalong about four minutes in. I'm reminded of a joke:
Q: How do you find perfect pitch?
>A: You throw a banjo into a dumpster and it hits an accordion.
FMD: December 28, 2012
No post so far today, so I'll pinch hit for AMR. I'm guessing a super special Best of 2012 post will be forthcoming in the next few days.
The Runner family is enjoying a free month of Hulu Plus, and I've listened to a few concert films and music-related documentaries during work. One I particularly enjoyed was 2008 SXSW Film Festival Audience Award winner Béla Fleck: Throw Down Your Heart, in which Béla is in Africa exploring the origins of the banjo, and reintroducing it to the peoples there. There is some awesome music from many different countries featuring several different styles and instruments. Check it out if you get the chance.
Throw down your random 10 lists!
Neil Young – Silver & Gold
huh. apparently, f*** [1/2] week wasn't nearly as popular as we'd thought it might be.
i always thought silver & gold was underrated, but i didn't know that most of it had been written long before its release.