November 1: Lyle Lovett is 57 Happy Birthday

Lyle Pearce Lovett (born November 1, 1957) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Active since 1980, he has recorded thirteen albums and released 21 singles to date, including his highest entry, the number 10 chart hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, “Cowboy Man”. Lovett has won four Grammy Awards, including Best Male Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Album. (- Wikipedia)   Somehow you can …

October 10: John Prine was born in 1946 Happy Birthday

“Jesus was a good guy, he didn’t need this shit.” ― John Prine “And you may see me tonight with an illegal smile. It don’t cost very much, but it lasts a long while. Won’t you please tell the man I didn’t kill anyone. No, I’m just tryin’ to have me some fun.” ― John Prine From Wikipedia: Born October 10, …

October 2: Gillian Welch is 47 Happy Birthday

“Each person comes to have this musical experience, this moment with us, where they get to sink into our world for a little while. It’s this very unhurried world. It’s fairly quiet, it’s contemplative, but it can be quite panoramic. I think people think interesting thoughts at our shows, and they go rather deeply into some personal experience of their …

Bob Dylan: Trail of The Buffalo (traditional)

Come round you old time cowboys, and listen to my song Please do not grow weary, I will not detain you long Concerning some young cowboy, who did agree to go Spend the summer pleasantly on the trail of the buffalo – Well I wrote that song to the tune of Buffalo Skinner. An old cowboy song. ~Bob Dylan about …

September 13: The late Bill Monroe was born in 1911

I’m a farmer with a mandolin and a high tenor voice. ~Bill Monroe “To me there’s no difference between Muddy Waters and Bill Monroe.” ~Bob Dylan (to John Pareles, Sept 1997) “Uncle Pen” from 1956 at the Ryman Auditorium:

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