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October 25, long drive to Natchez in the rain

We had a long drive to Natchez from Clarksdale. Some of it was our own fault because we decided to go to Cleveland, Indianola, Leland, and Greenvillealong the way. A restaurant in Cleveland had been recommended by a chef we talked with in Oxford. We had an early lunch at the Delta Meat Market in […]

October 24. Clarksdale MS

Drove from Oxford to Clarksdale via Avalon – Home of Mississippi John Hurt. Nothing there but a dirt road and some broken down, decorating shacks/buildings. Then took a semi-paved road to Money where Emmet Till was abducted and killed. remote areas. Small towns. Only agriculture, mostly cotton. Our primary destination was Clarksdale MS. Lots of […]

A Place to Bury Strangers reviews: a show in San Francisco, the album RePinned

A Place to Bury Strangers are on the road again. A Place to Bury Strangers & Kraus at Starline Social Club, Tuesday, October 9, 2018 is a review of a recent show in San Francisco. Bringing their trademark disorienting and immersive live experience to the bay, APTBS dished out a multitude of tracks, including many from […]

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Ukulele songbook (French)

I came across this excellent site browsing for ukulele chords to a song. It is in French and seems to have a great collection of items. partitions et songbooks pour ukulélé GCEA – Seems to be a very complete collection of ukulele songs, chords, lyrics, and all sorts of info about the ukulele. In French […]

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Brooklyn Rock Lotto 2013

Oliver participates in a Rock Lotto: U.W.I. At Knitting Factory – “U.W.I. was comprised of Oliver Ackerman (A Place To Bury Strangers), James Canty (The Make-Up / Ted Leo And The Pharmacists / Nation Of Ulysses), John Stanesco (Friend Roulette), Angus Tarnawsky (Apache Beat / Devin / Ef Es Vii/2), Corey Zaloom (Riverwild). ” Oliver […]

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Playing Hesitation Blues

Playing Hesitation Blues How To Play “Hesitation Blues” – YouTube – Good instruction for hesitation blues lesson guitar blues

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Two interviews of Oliver, March 2012

an interview with Oliver Ackermann of A Place To Bury Strangers (and more tour dates too) – . interview oliver Fuzzy Logic: Get Yer Pedals Out #11: Starring Oliver Ackermann (A Place To Bury Strangers) – “Given the way he leaves it all on the stage, as well as the way he crafts pedals that […]

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Ragtime Acoustic Blues Lesson

A link to a ragtime blues lesson. Following links at the site can take you to lots of lessons. Guitar Tips: Ragtime Acoustic Blues Lesson – guitar ragtime

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Agglomeration: Engelbart Demo, Sustainable Living, Online Beat Box, Finding the right product

An end-of-January agglomeration: The Mother of all Demos – Doug Engelbart (1968) – YouTube – demo englebart engle Doug Engelbart Tribute Video – YouTube – englebart ~ Solutions for Sustainable Living – Sustainable living products and blog howto organic gardening shopping environment sustainability green beatlab – make music together – From the Scout Report […]

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Videos: Banjo, programming, Java

Banjo, programming, and Java videos discovered early january 2012: Video: PBS Arts from the Blue Ridge Mountains: Give Me the Banjo | Watch The Arts Online | PBS Video – Nice show about the banjo. Narrated by Steve Martin “”Give Me the Banjo” is a musical odyssey through 300 years of American culture.” video pbs […]

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