Category Archives: Jug Band

Jug Free America

Hello Irate Pirate, I saw that you had posted something from the Dough Rollers. They’re friends of mine and great musicians and I’m also a big fan of your blog. Based on their music, I thought you might be interested … Continue reading

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Jim Kweskin – 4 Albums

“The Manson Family preachedpeace and love and went around killing people.We don’t preach peace and love…”-Jim Kweskin By request, we have here some more Jim Kweskin albums from the 60s. Freaturing more prominently than on the Jug Band albums is … Continue reading

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The Dough Rollers

Hello Pirate, First off, let me just say what huge fans we are of your blog, Wrath of the Grapevine. You have a great taste in and knowledge of music and you do an incredible job sharing these things. I … Continue reading

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Red Clay Ramblers – Twisted Laurel

Joe from Dublin recently left a comment on the Mike Auldridge post: Thank you very much for this. I have Dobro on vinyl, but no way of playing it any more (familiar story!) I also have the Mike Auldridge album … Continue reading

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Harmonicas, Washboards, Fiddles & Jugs

It has been too long since we’ve had a jug band post here. Therefore, with thanks to the astounding collection of Lemmy Caution, I present the following, to remedy all your maladies. As Homer Simpson said, “Alcohol: the cause of … Continue reading

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It Came Upon a Midnight Queer…

Christmas time is usually marked by a frenzy of crazed consumers out trying to placate their gods of money, desire, and spiritual materialism. And this crazed frenzy is fueled by the incessantly jovial, nostalgic, and sentimental music that have come … Continue reading

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The Roots of John Fahey

So, about 9 months ago I started working on this compilation. Several months and nany hours of searching, listening, and sequencing later, I found out that someone had already done a more complete version of the same task. Until yesterday, … Continue reading

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Best of the Memphis Jug Band

The modern literary work is largely a work of reference. Therefore, I shan’t waste my time and yours trying to say what has been said before and better. Instead, here’s a bio from a grateful dead site:The Memphis Jug Band … Continue reading

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Clifford Hayes & The Dixieland Jug Blowers

The Dixieland Jug Blowers were the finest of the city jug bands. ~Sam Charters More of the Same, only different. Biography by Craig Harris:The Louisville, Kentucky-based Dixieland Jug Blowers were one of the first jug bands to record. Led by … Continue reading

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Jugs, Washboards, & Kazoos

Some of the very fines of the early jug band sides. This music is carefree and highly buoyant. It is hipster music from the days of the first hipsters. Really it was much closer to the dixieland jazz of New … Continue reading

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