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Friday, August 07, 2009

Video fun goes country

Here's Doug Kershaw demonstrating a kind of country music we don't hear much of in the UK. I mean Cajun country, of course.

That song was my introduction to Doug and Rusty Kershaw, and I first heard it on an album by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. This next clip is of the biggest hit from that album - a song I remember hearing Lonnie Donegan doing on the radio when I was quite small.

And the Dirt Band's banjo virtuoso John McEuen provided the arrangements for his school-mate Steve Martin's new album of banjo music, The Crow:

Admit it, you thought he was just a pretty good comedian, right?


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