Tag Archives: 20’s pop tunes

This Guy Is Better Than I Am In Many, Many Ways.

He’s a hell of a washboard player, first of all. He’s also able to grow a lush  forest of facial hair. In addition, he can sing. Finally, he has a six-shooter mounted to the side of his board which he … Continue reading

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More Patrick Skiffington with the Crescent Katz

Here’s the ever-enjoyable Patrick Skiffington playing with the Crescent Katz at the 2017 Fresno Jazz Fest. I really like the way he changes up what he’s doing to fit with each different featured player. This is how you do it!

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Dave Fox

Dave Fox on washboard accompanies Joseph Ruback (ukulele and kazoo) on “Go Feather Your Nest,” a 1920 tune by Kendis, Brockman and Johnson. Mr. Fox plays a pail-sized board à l’américaine. I like the tin cup.

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“I’ve Got a Feeling I’m Falling”

Today I learned that it’s tough not to feel good when you’re listening to a banjolele. What we have here is a rendition of the Fats Waller/Billy Rose tune “I’ve Got a Feeling I’m Falling,” delivered via an unnamed chap on … Continue reading

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