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…

A Sweet Strangeness Fills My Heart: The Journals of Sallie Independence Foster

Sallie Independence Foster was 12 years old and living in Florence, AL when The War Between the States began. This bright, articulate girl…

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…