Monthly Archives: December 2013

Johnny Washboard and “Merry Christmas From The Family”

For what it’s worth: a Christmas-related washboard video that’s not “Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas.” You can learn more about Johnny Washboard here.

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The Blue Vipers’ David Langlois

I was sitting through the credits of a movie I had just watched on Netflix (as is my wont) and I noticed that a washboard player was credited in the score. A little bit of research brought me to David … Continue reading

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The Hokum High Rollers

Well, this is sweet. Reader rakopel pointed out that the washboarder shown in my post on the Standard Family Band is the same dude who’s playing the board in this video of the Hokum High Rollers, out of New Orleans. … Continue reading

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Gringo’s Washboard Band

Here’s the Gringo’s Washboard Band, which hails from Curitiba, Brazil. Guto Krainski, the washboardiste, plays his wavy-crimped board in la mode à l‘américaine. He scrapes with thimbles, and his board is rigged out with a couple of tin cups and a call … Continue reading

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