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Bluegrass Rambles

Everything you need to know about bluegrass, whatever that is

Ted is an IBMA-nominated music writer who travels to bluegrass festivals with his wife and picks guitar in as many jams as he can.

Bluegrass Rambles

Everything you need to know about bluegrass, whatever that is

Ted is an IBMA-nominated music writer who travels to bluegrass festivals with his wife and picks guitar in as many jams as he can.

When Great Musicianship Isn't Enough

Hey Ted,

Interesting read. Got my thinking about Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys. All very good players in the band but Gordie's nickname is Crazy Legs.

He's a pretty amazing fiddle player but is also an incredible dancer which he weaves into the show, along with playing the fiddle behind his back or standing on top of the bass fiddle. Gordie & the Boys aren't straight up bluegrass, but play a number of BG tunes in every show.

You can check out their take on Black Mountain Rag here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=86&v=ZGNT3IY_wvE

Enjoy!