Who doesn't like a John Hartford song? He never seemed to write one that wasn't fun, memorable, or cogent in some way, several of which have become familiar worldwide. And he stayed within the bluegrass/old time tradition throughout his life
Lonesome Ace Stringband
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Toronto's Lonesome Ace Stringband is a trio that truly defies description. Driven by Chris Coole's clawhammer banjo, you might be tempted to call them an old time group, but they feature a good bit of bluegrass music in their show.
Bluegrass Beyond Borders: The Lonesome Ace Stringband goes bluegrass and old time
Canada’s Lonesome Ace Stringband comes about their purist pedigree quite naturally. Its three core members — Chris Coole (banjo), John Showman (fiddle) and Max Heineman (bass) — pride themselves on being journeyman musicians and veterans of some of Canada's top