Main Topics - Detailed discussions of a particular subject.
This song has existed in many versions, here is a discussion
of its history. Jesse "The
Lone Cat" Fuller
Jesse wrote Beat It On Down The Line and Monkey
and the Engineer.
Bonnie is the author of Morning Dew. I interviewed her in London
Story Of Casey Jones Read the true story of the heroic engineer who died with one
hand on the brake and the other on the whistle, scalded to death by the
steam. Cannon's Jug Stompers
Gus Cannon's jug band recorded Minglewood Blues,
Viola Lee Blues and Big Railroad Blues. Rev Gary Davis
Gary Davis was a powerful vocalist and a masterful guitar player who
wrote Death Don't Have No Mercy and recorded a version of
Samson and Delilah.
Bob Dylan Dylan is the single greatest source
for material outside of the band.
Memphis Jug Band Another of the great jug bands from Memphis, they recorded
The Lindberg Hop, On The Road Again and Stealin'. The Folk Tradition The influences of traditional songs on some Hunter compositions.
The Jug Band Music A look at two jug bands from the 1960s, The Jim Kweskin Jug Band
and The Even Dozen Jug Band.
Noah Lewis(Coming Soon) A detailed look at the life of the author of Minglewood Blues,
Viola Lee Blues and Big Railroad Blues.
Country Music A look at some of the Country and Western songs played by the Grateful Dead.