For information about booking Jim Lloyd
A veteran performer as both musician and storyteller, Jim is available for house concerts, festivals, public concerts, storytelling events, colleges, workshops, and residencies. For more information call Art Menius at 919 675-2787 or email
Jim Lloyd’s New Album is Play Guitar in Seven Days
Play Guitar in 7 Days: The new album from master Blue Ridge musician Jim Lloyd is now available to DJs and print media as a download or in hard copy CD.
Djs can download from Airplay Direct: http://bit.ly/JimLloydAirplayDirect
For CDs or other download options, media should contact Art Menius firstname.lastname@example.org
Play Guitar in 7 Days
- Amelia Earhart (3:02) – Jim sings and picks the aviatrix ballad popularized in bluegrass music by The Country Gentlemen
- Darlin’ Cory (2:40) – one of the best known traditional songs in old-time & bluegrass, first recorded by Buell Kazee.
- Silver Bells (2:01) – a lovely demonstration of the rhythmic thumb picking guitar style Jim absorbed from his family. Selected for A Century of Heritage Guitar Music compilation.
- Cornbread & Butterbeans (3:14) – A celebration of the simple life recently popularized by the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
- Crazy (3:17) – The Willie Nelson – Patsy Cline standard picked with influences from both Chet Atkins and Doc Watson.
- Little Red Riding Hood (2:52) – a big hit for Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs done Lloyd-style
- Moody River Blues (2:47) – a song recorded by both Doc Watson and Pat Boone!
- My House Has Wheels (2:46) – A funny song from Southern Culture on the Skids
- Columbus Stockade Blues (3:16) – Doc Watson recorded and regularly performed this song
- Uncle Hiram’s Homemade Beer (3:17) – Dick Feller wrote and recorded this humorous warning to home brewers.
- St. James Infirmary (3:02) – Made a jazz standard by Louis Armstrong, this one has appeared in rock, pop, old-time, blues, R&B, and more genre.
- Must Come in at the Door (2:36) – a black gospel songs from the repertoire of Doc Watson
- Texas Rangers (4:07) – Jim sings a cowboy ballad best known from Tex Ritter’s recording.
- Forked Deer (2:13) – picking on a classic American fiddle tune
Recorded at Eastwood Studios
Produced by Wesley Easter & Jim Lloyd