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songs of a coal miner’s son 13

January 16, 2014

songs of a coal miner’s son 13
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A BLOG FOR MUSIC-LOVERS

With Gene Christy & Rod MacDow

episode thirteen . . .

13 in ‘14!! . . . what was going on this year a hundred years ago?

A little affair they decided to call, as they went along, “The Great War”—and, lest we forget—“The War to End All Wars”–???

Thank God we got over that century!

Fifty years ago, this year, however—things lightened up considerably with the arrival on our shores of — the Beatles!

As you may well remember, at least one of them was tagged on the Facebook of the day, Melody Maker, as the “good-lookin” Beatle!

So here goes with the Dossers’ own Good-Lookin’ band-member, Ricky Marquis,

GOOD-LOOKIN' RICKY!

GOOD-LOOKIN’ RICKY!

giving his rendition of the Beatles’


__________AND I LOVE HER Lennon & McCartney

( . . . & always remember —– DOSSERS has the same number of letters as BEATLES___!!!!!!)

BY THE WAY–how about that Ricky! what a fabulous job of picking that tune on–BANJO !!!

Before we go any further–! COMING SOON!

Jessica Roemischer—Piano Beautiful!—right here on “Songs of a Coal Miner’s Son”—

JESSICA WITH GOV PATRICK

Jessica! pictured here with Gov. Patrick of Massachusetts – – who also lives here in the Berkshires!

In just 2 weeks! Don’t miss Jessica!

A live recorded interview with Jessica will be one of the features!

And now—Jack Waldheim, live at PortSmitt’s!

THE DOSSERS PLAY EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT AT PORTSMITT'S!

THE DOSSERS PLAY EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT AT PORTSMITT’S!

Check it out!

__________WALKIN’ IN MEMPHIS

Words and music by Marc Cohn, 1991, #13 on Billboard Charts
Grammy Winner __Best New Artist of 1992

SINGER-SONGWRITER ACE BLUES GUITARIST JACK WALDHEIM JACK WALDHEIM

Moving right along, next up we have none other than Cam Collins!

__________GET ALONG HOME, CINDY, CINDY!

by the well-know A. Nonymous
Traditional American folk-song artist !

cameron-collins CAM COLLINS

UPCOMING THIS YEAR__2014!

We will have plenty of new, original Gene Christy tunes, recorded here at Christy Studios, some from last year and yet-to-be-recorded, some yet-to-be-written, on the road to 99 good tunes—

This week, on Friday night, we’ll be getting together with Norm Schaffer at the American Legion hall in Pittsfield for a little live recording of tunes and interviewing the singer/guitarist, so look for Norm to be here soon, as well, on our blog, in addition to featured guests such as Erin and Duffy, Rakish Paddy, and Bobby Sweet—

The Berkshires are not only home to James Taylor and Arlo Guthrie!

—we are lucky enough to have here in our little mountain home an array of talented performers, which makes it a very special place indeed!

And don’t forget!—

COMING SOON! — JESSICA ROEMISCHER!

So stay tuned, once a week, same time, same station—

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Right now, we’re gonna leave you with a selection from that well-known sensitive-dude-of-the-90s, Gene Christy,

Trainside Gallery Chris1

on a number written by Tommy Makem—one of my all-time faves—which I learned long, long ago from County Waterford’s own Michael Dunphy—on this recording, with Eileen Markland, of Rakish Paddy, accompanying on fiddle—

603917_4832303330162_2058788826_n Smile, Eileen!

and it’s called . . .

__________RAMBLES O’ SPRING

words and music by Tommy Makem
Recorded Jul 15_2013 Live at The Shamrock, Rte 9, Dalton, MA

And don’t forget, people, to go visit the websites, while you’re here, of our friends,

Bobby Sweet at

http://bobbysweet.com/

You can find Rakish Paddy at

http://www.rakishpaddyband.com/

You can find Eddie Dillon and a world of great music at

http://clancybrothersandtommymakem.com/ed_01.htm

See you guys next week, same time, same station!

Fair thee well, Titanic!

Titanic-redo

From → Berkshires, COAL, MUSIC

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