Singer Rhiannon Giddens keeps winning with a ‘Genius Grant’ and $625K
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn let their award-winning music reflect these ‘interesting times’
But on “Echo in the Valley,” Fleck’s upcoming third album as a duo with his wife, Abigail Washburn, Fleck winds up in the surprisingly traditional realm of protest music
9/30/2017 – Rev. Billy C. Wirtz
10/7/2017 – Red Clay Ramblers 1990
10/14/2017 – Scott Ainslie 1988 and 1986
10/21/2017 – Pierce Pettis 1989
10/28/2017 – Joe & Odell Thompson
11/4/2017 – John Dee Holeman & Fris Holloway 1985 & 1989
11/11/2017 – Seldom Scene 1988 set one
Classic Eno Festival Live airs each Saturday at 11 AM Eastern on WHUP-LP 104.7, Hillsborough, NC, streaming at www.whupfm.org
The previous two weeks episodes stream at https://whupfm.org/show/classic-eno-festival-live/
Lunny will be honoured for his contribution to traditional music, and his career as a founding member of Planxty, The Bothy Band and Moving Hearts. The award has gone in the past to Pete Seeger, the American folk singer and activist, and Mavis Staples, the gospel singer and civil rights campaigner, as well as to Dylan.
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Learn more via Aaron Keck’s interview of Art Menius on WCHL-FM 97.9 September 12, 2017
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 email@example.com
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
Anyway, as a result of this increased market power, the big superstar companies have been raising their prices and cutting their wages. This has lifted profits and boosted the stock market, but it has also held down real wages, diverted more of the nation’s income to business owners, and increased inequality. It has also held back productivity, since raising prices restricts economic output.