Pete Seeger: Living Outside the Box – a tribute by James Reams

“To my old brown earth and to my old blue sky, I’ll now give these last few molecules of ‘I’.” – Pete Seeger

When I arrived in New York City, I had the good fortune to play at the Greenwich Folk Festival in Greenwich Village, then considered to be the heart of the folk . . . → Read More: Pete Seeger: Living Outside the Box – a tribute by James Reams

Is Bluegrass Going…gasp!…Mainstream?

It’s getting so that I can’t turn on the TV or the radio without hearing bluegrass music, or at least a banjo, within a few minutes! I’ve even seen traditional bluegrass music used for a political ad campaign, which probably had Bill Monroe turning over in his grave! To paraphrase a car insurance . . . → Read More: Is Bluegrass Going…gasp!…Mainstream?