• John Hartford Stringband does St Louis TV

    We've posted previously about The John Hartford Stringband, and the marvelous album, Memories Of John, which they released in April of 2010 in tribute to their namesake. The band is a joint project of banjoist Bob Carlin, fiddler Matt Combs, and

  • I’m Going Back To Old Kentucky #53

    From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, we will, each day, celebrate the life of Bill Monroe by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This information

  • Hartford reissues due in 2011

    Great news for John Hartford fans. At the IBMA Conference Panel "Steam-Powered: John Hartford and the Making of the Aereo-Plain Album" Wednesday morning, moderator Barry Mazor, with consent from Rhino Records, shared information that will warm the cockles of any serious

  • In Memory of John: The John Hartford Stringband

    This post is a contribution from Mike Reed, one of our 2010 IBMA correspondents. See his profile here. As part of the Monday night IBMA Artist Showcase, the John Hartford Stringband took the stage to present songs from their new album

  • John Hartford compilation from Rounder

    Rounder is preparing to release a compilation project of John Hartford's music on September 22. Entitled, Good'le Days: Essential Recordings, the new CD is part of Rounder's budget-minded Perfect 10 Series, each of which includes ten tracks from an important Rounder

  • Tut Taylor piece at SSPS

    Sarah Hagerman has a a great interview with Tut Taylor up on the Steam Powered Preservation Society web site. Entitled Snapshots, Tapes and Broken Strings, the article includes a career overview of the noted resonator guitarist who has performed and recorded

  • Jayme Stone does John Hartford

    About a month ago, banjoist Jayme Stone put together a special concert tribute to John Hartford, held at the Little Schoolhouse in the Pines in Salina, CO. Hartford, of course, was both a celebrated songwriter and a genre-shattering live performer who