You, my friends are cordially invited to the First Annual Sunny California VIRTUAL CBG & Roots Music Fest(Note: as used here, virtual means IMAGINARY). This is a potluck meal, so please bring a…Continue
"It seems you have lost control John! Swampy rules, she decides. One thing for sure, your strong blue voice matches whatever spell she conjures up. A match made in heaven. Nice one Unc, I’m in the front row whenever you pick her up."
"Thanks, Doug. That mando works so well that I may one day add the rest of the frets. But I only use about 4 of them! I laid the fret board along side a store bought mandolin to mark the frets.
Not the history…"
"Another Song By 'UJ', that I was previously unaware of, just done the Utube thing, and watched and listened to 4 or 5 versions, by different artists, my fave was Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, and now your fine performance is on an…"
Oklahoma 1936 License Plate #134-651 By John Bolton
I was made in late 1935 in the Oklahoma State Prison at Mc Alester. I was black with yellow letters. I was issued in Goodland County in 1936 and bolted on the rear of a gray and black 31' Ford coupe with a rumble seat. I couldn't see where we were going, but when the dust wasn't too bad, I could see where we'd been.
Note: I am working on a collection of short and very short stories that all tie together in a fictional place called Goodland County Oklahoma. Some are music related and some feature CBGs. I appreciate your comments, good, bad and corrective.
Jake Leg by John Bolton
Goodland County, Oklahoma, 1931
The Two Two Store sat two miles east of Corley on a dirt road. There was a good sized open room with pot…