Mike Bub shares a lot of great stories about playing gigs with The Father Of Bluegrass Music, Bill Monroe.
Elijah Wald talks about Bob Dylan’s infamous electrified performance at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.
Picking Wildwood Flower on Wayne Kramer's stratocaster. Brother Wayne knows a thing or two about revolution, so I figured this would make a good 4th of July photo. Happy 4th to you and yours! A photo posted by Otis Gibbs… Continue Reading
Elijah Wald shares a ton of great stories about Dave Van Ronk.
Joe Bussard’s collection of old 78s is believed to be the best in the world. Joe shares stories of how he found these records while going door to door in rural Appalachia in the1950s and beyond.
Otis talks about the events that lead to Woody Guthrie writing his iconic classic, This Land Is Your Land.
Bob Mehr, author of Trouble Boys: The True Story Of The Replacements, shares stories about The Replacements’ ill fated and sometimes disastrous gigs in Nashville.
Pete Finney talks about the wonderfully strange and disorganized time he spent playing pedal steel with the great Doug Sahm.
Pete Finney is the co-curator of the Dylan, Cash and The Nashville Cats exhibit at The Country Music Hall Of Fame and he shares a ton of great stories about Dylan’s friendship with Cash and how it changed how we… Continue Reading
Otis talks about Billy Holiday’s version of Strange Fruit and the 1930 lynching in Marion, Indiana that inspired it.
If you enjoy listening to podcasts, I’ve just published my 125th episode. There’s no music, just road stories and… Posted by Otis Gibbs on Thursday, December 17, 2015
Ray Wylie Hubbard, Sylvie Simmons, Peter Cooper and I share stories about Willie, Waylon, Cash, Bare, Sahm and a lot… Posted by Otis Gibbs on Thursday, October 15, 2015
We had a great time recording this wonderful session in Ryan Bingham's barn in Topanga Canyon. You can hear it and a lot… Posted by Otis Gibbs on Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Meanwhile in Ogden Bay, Utah. Posted by Otis Gibbs on Sunday, November 22, 2015
Ken Sanders talks about his friendship with Edward Abbey and shares stories about Abbey’s friendship with Robert Crumb.