Thursday, September 5, 2019
MHH - Episode 1.4 - A Tribute to Andy & Bill Spence - and Old Songs
Episode 1.4 of My Highway Home
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Featuring an interview with Andy Spence - founder of the Old Songs Festival - reflecting on the origins of Old Songs, her husband Bill Spence, the renaissance of the Hammered Dulcimer, and a lifetime of dedication to ethe Folk music community.
Also featuring music from some of the multitude of Old Songs musicians including:
Dan Bergren – Country Life, and Over The Mountain
John Roberts & Tony Barrand – Save Your Money While You’re Young
Bill Spence & Fennig’s All Star String Band – The Black Nag, Childgrove, and Spring In The Valley
John McCutcheon – Water From Another Time
Debra Cowan – Bay of Biscay-O
Ellis – Looking For The Good
Michael Cooney – Candy Man
Ann Hills – The Train To Morrow
Musique a Boushes – Plantons la Vigne
Matthew Byrne – What Fortunes Guide A Sailor
Herdman, Hills, & Mangsen - Chickadee
Magpie & Kim & Reggie Harris – Give Light
Kim & Reggie Harris – Eyes On The Prize
Heather Pearson – Let It Roll Off Your Back
Alash - Karachal
George Wilson – Leaving Lismore
Many thanks to Andy, Bill, & Hannah Spence, Old Songs and all of the festival Staff & Volunteers who continue make the magic possible.
Audio engineering & field recordings by Joe Jencks. Additional engineering by Charlie Pilzer. Special audio Roadside Assistance provided by Kate Blain.
All interviews copyright 2019, Joe Jencks, Turtle Bear Music.
Special thanks to Ron Olesko & Folk Music Notebook