AccNoir-2011-04-20 (pt 2 of 3), Banjo Noir Second Hour, with a little bit of Linda Bull and Sue Malcolm

Posted on 21 May, 2011 - 13:55 byBruce Triggs

AccNoir-2011-04-20 (pt 2 of 3), Banjo Noir Second Hour, with a little bit of Linda Bull and Sue Malcolm

For the Spring Membership Drive at Co-op Radio we had a triple-length episode on April 21. This 3rd Hour completes our Long-Awaited "Banjo Noir" show. Fun, Fun, Fun!

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Linda Bull – Fishing Creek Blues (live) –
* Jason Webley & Andru Bemis – Bjorn From Canada – How Big Is Tacoma / Cereal At Night (2006) – Seattle, Washington, USA –
* The Groanbox Boys – Mount Pleasant Rooftop (at Dusk) – Smokestack Trilogy (2006) – London, England – (with Michael Ward-Bergeman)
* Kaleidoscope – Banjo – Kaleidoscope (1969) – Los Angeles, California, USA –
* Queen – Bring Back Leroy Brown – (absolutely worth seeing Freddy Mercury's flaming harlequin body-suit.)
* George Formby – With My Little Ukulele on My Knee –
* Aurélia – Abattoir n8 – Hypnogol, Journal d'un capitaine (2008) – Belgium –
* Goose Island Ramblers – Black Mountain Rag – Polkabilly (0) – – From the book by James P. Leary
* Nathan Frazier (Banjo And Vocal) And Frank Patterson (Fiddle) – Corrinne – Altamont: Black Stringband Music (1942) – Nashville, Tennessee, USA –
* Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra – Terrific Stomp – Squeeze Me 1: 1929-40 Accordion Joe (The Jazz and Swing Accordion Story) (1929) – –
* Jessica Lurie Ensemble – Grey Ocean – Shop Of Wild Dreams (2008) – BROOKLYN / Seattle, New York United States – (She worked with the Billy Tipton Memorial Sax Quartet . Awesome.)
* Steve Martin – Ramblin Guy (On the Muppet Show. Bruce remembers watching this when it came out.) –
* Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard – Banjo Picking Girl – Roots Music - an American Journey 1 (1976) –
* Jimmie Strothers – Blood-Strained Banders – A Treasury Of Library Of Congress Field Recordings (1936) – The Jefferson Airplane did a version of this called "Good Shepherd"
* Spencer, William, & Quinn’s Imperial Minstrels – Minstrel First Part, Featuring "The Laughing Song" – Lost Sounds: Blacks And The Birth Of The Recording Industry - 1891-1922 (1894) –
* & Béla Fleck – (from the soundtrack of) Throw Down Your Heart: Béla Fleck Brings the Banjo back to Africa (2008) –
* Shona Kipling and Damien O'Kane – Tam the Banjo – Pure Chance (2004) – Ireland –
* Django Reinhardt – Ma Régulière – Accordeon 1913-1941 (Disc 2) (1928) –
* Carolina Chocolate Drops – Sitting on Top of the World – Things About Comin' My Way - A Tribute to the Music of the Mississippi Sheiks (2009) –

Our guests (at the start here, and on the former hour):

Sue Malcolm's many projects in progress:

Linda Bull's "Give 'em the Boot," Italian Show on CiTR:

Tonight's cover illustration is an Old-Fashioned Banjo Cat:

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