Posts tagged ‘Davy Jay Sparrow’

November 10, 2011

Tuesday Tip-Off: The White Bread Boys

We’ve had internet issues of late, and so here’s but one of many posts that should have gone up earlier in the week – better late than never.

Today’s tip-off is the old timey bluegrass and folk of The White Bread Boys.

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October 3, 2011

This Day in Music History – Davy Jay Sparrow on Woody Guthrie

 

 

 

It was this day in 1967 that music and social icon Woody Guthrie died.  Friend of PE Davy Jay Sparrow weighs in on Guthrie’s importance in general and in particular to the shaping of his own musical world view.

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August 9, 2011

Tuesday Tip-Off: Blues, Boogies, and a Ballad

Today’s tip-off is the latest from friend of the PE, Davy Jay Sparrow and His Well-Known Famous Drovers.

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June 3, 2011

Where the Internet Took Us

Our good buddy Davy Jay Sparrow appeared on The Weekly Special this past week along with his Well-Known Famous Drovers, and above is a little taste.  Check out all of our DJS&HWKFD articles here.

May 13, 2011

This Day in Music History – Davy Jay Sparrow on Bob Wills

It was this day in 1975 that the King of Western Swing, Bob Wills passed away.  We asked our good friend Davy Jay Sparrow to write a little something about Wills for the occasion and to show us some of his favorite videos of the King performing.

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March 10, 2011

Where the Bus Pass Took Us

While homebodies by nature, we do regularly muster the single malt courage to go out into the world and experience music in the flesh, and we document these excursions in Where the Bus Pass Took Us.

Last night we caught a set from Davy Jay Sparrow & His Well Known Famous Drovers and a then a set from Thousand Arrows.  Videos from each below the jump.

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January 11, 2011

Tuesday Tip-Off: Davy Jay Sparrow and His Well-Known Famous Drovers

We’re kicking off a new segment here on Postcard Elba with an old friend with a new album.  New/old/new for those of you keeping score at home.  The Tuesday Tip-Off will be a weekly review of a new album by an artist that we think you need to know about.

Today’s Tip-Off is the new album from Davy Jay Sparrow and His Well-Known Famous DroversThe Bottom of the Barrel.

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July 30, 2010

Tales of the Wild Wooly West with Davy Jay Sparrow – Episode 2

Our good friend Davy Jay Sparrow hipped us to the fact that, in addition to entertaining adults of questionable moral fortitude in the honky tonks of these here United States, he’s also entertaining the bright shining youth of this fine nation with his new web-series “Tales of the Wild Wooly West.”  As we all know readers of PE to be especially potent, we imagine more than a few of you out there have little ones who could use a little education in the history of the last American frontier (not counting Alaska and Hawaii).  Or maybe you’re just a kid at heart who likes a good story.  Either way, pull a log up to the campfire and enjoy the yarn spinning.

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July 12, 2010

Tales of the Wild Wooly West with Davy Jay Sparrow

The first lesson you teach a boy is "shirts are optional"

Our good friend Davy Jay Sparrow hipped us to the fact that, in addition to entertaining adults of questionable moral fortitude in the honky tonks of these here United States, he’s also entertaining the bright shining youth of this fine nation with his new web-series “Tales of the Wild Wooly West.”  As we all know readers of PE to be especially potent, we imagine more than a few of you out there have little ones who could use a little education in the history of the last American frontier (not counting Alaska and Hawaii).  Or maybe you’re just a kid at heart who likes a good story.  Either way, pull a log up to the campfire and enjoy the yarn spinning.

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