08 August 2009

Performed Live At Gettysburg's 145th



Brings tears to my eyes.

5 comments:

Chaps said...

Great music. Great sentiments.
Deo Vindice!

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

Chaps:

If you like Bluegrass, I encourage you to listen to the link in the previous post to this one. THE best bluegrass show in America today.

jacksonianlawyer said...

Outstanding RW. Thanks for sharing.

I never can get enough bluegrass, old-time and fiddle music. Thanks for your link too. If I may, some of my favorites that I have are:

http://www.sugarinthegourd.com/

And, to good directories of on-line, streaming sites and such:

http://oldtimemusicanddance.homestead.com/strmRadioPrg.html ;


http://www.drberlin.com/bgaudio.htm

and,

http://www.oldtimemusic.com/otlinks.html

Lastly, not entirely related, but also with some great fiddlin' praise and bluegrass gospel thrown in:

http://www.oldchristianradio.com/

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

Thanks for the recommendations JL!

jacksonianlawyer said...

My pleasure RW. Also something I think you will enjoy, and quite possibly some other folks as well -
The "Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project" by UCSB has some phenomenal old-time cylinder recordings available for free downloading. You can browse their collection to see the vastness of it, but some direct links are:

Country/Old-Time:

http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/search.php?query=old+time&queryType=@attr+1=21

Fiddle Tunes:

http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/search.php?query=fiddle*&queryType=@attr+1=21

Banjo:

http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/search.php?query=Banjo&queryType=@attr+1=21

Mandolin:

http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/search.php?query=Mandolin&queryType=@attr+1=21

Spirituals:

http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/search.php?query=spirituals&queryType=@attr+1=21

Some amazing stuff indeed. Great to see such efforts being made to ensure that these remarkable recordings are not forever lost or forgotten.