Homespun Songs of the 19th Century

Announcing new recording, Homespun Songs of 19th Century America . This is a recording I have wanted to make for a long, long time. I have…

Ken Burns Dust Bowl

PBS will air Ken Burns' latest documentary The Dust Bowl on November 18 (part one) and November 19 (part two). I have seen it and highly…

Pre-Civil War Martin Guitar

The guitar I am playing in the photo on the home page of this   site is a Model 24   Martin Guitar , circa 1857. It is a gem with a big and…

New Stephen Foster CD - Now Available

The first true American Idol-ish "Pop" superstar was not a recording artist (recordings had not been invented at the time), he was not an…

Ken Burns "National Parks" Film

PBS will air Ken Burns' epic film, "The National Parks: America's Best Idea", beginning on the evening of Sunday, September 27 through the…

Welcome

Thank you for coming to my newly designed site — it is an honor to have you here. Nicholas Young is my web designer and is bringing me…