Posted by jrjenks on Friday, September 4, 2009
A check-in on the Banjo versus TV project — J.R.'s ongoing plan to spend more time on his banjo than on TV. This post covers 8/16/2009 through 8/22/2009.
... and ("Costume change!") the ukulele...
...and you get the idea.
She played some of her own songs (My Headless Man, My Heart Belongs to Harry [Truman]) and some standards (Surfer Girl, Lydia the Tattooed Lady, Yes Sir, That's My Baby and a version of Sitting on Top of the World that morphed strangely and beautifully into The Cranberries' Linger).
Her version of Ukulele Lady is the only one I've ever heard that sounds flirtacious instead of imperial/colonial.
You should see if you can make one of her appearances. She's also available for parties.
Also in the last week:
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'Silver Dagger ' 29 min
'Sally Ann' 1 hr
'Are You Missing Me' 2 hrs
'Durang's Hornpipe' 3 hrs