Category Archives: Bluegrass

I am a bluegrass music nut!

Jack Black Bluegrass

Last Saturday night on the Grand Ole Opry: Actor Jack Black with Sam Bush (mandolin), Jim Mills (banjo), Bryan Sutton (guitar), Stuart Duncan (fiddle), Charlie Haden (bass) and other all-star pickers … must have been a fun night at the … Continue reading

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Bluegrass Jack

Our two-year old grandson Jack seems to have the talent! Here he is performing with his uncles and grandpa!

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My radio show turns 33!

March 7, 1976.  Gerald Ford was President.  The Pittsburgh Steelers were Super Bowl champs.  Rocky received the Oscar for best picture.  A peanut farmer from Georgia was beginning his campaign for the presidency. That’s also when a very nervous banjo … Continue reading

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Bluegrass Bios

I have a website for bluegrass DJ’s (like me) called Bluegrass Bios.  To get to it click here.

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Lighthouse

I play banjo in a bluegrass band called Lighthouse and we play every first Wednesday of the month at the Friendly Grounds Coffee House in Santee (9225 Carlton Hills Blvd.) from 7 to 9 p.m.  Come on out and see … Continue reading

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Family Heirloom Fiddle

Last year I acquired from my Aunt Mabel (age 90+) an old fiddle that belonged to her father (my grandfather Clay Powers) and before that, her grandfather (my great-grandfather). Actually I didn’t know that any of our ancestors on the … Continue reading

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