JOHN DUFFEY'S BLUEGRASS LIFE: FEATURING THE COUNTRY GENTLEMEN, SELDOM SCENE, AND WASHINGTON, D.C. - Second Edition

JOHN DUFFEY'S BLUEGRASS LIFE: FEATURING THE COUNTRY GENTLEMEN, SELDOM SCENE, AND WASHINGTON, D.C. - Second Edition

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Overview

John Duffey's Bluegrass Life: Featuring The Country Gentlemen, Seldom Scene and Washington, D.C. is the definitive biography of one of bluegrass music's most important artists in the history of the genre. His work as a founding member of these two pioneering bands, John Duffey urbanized bluegrass and introduced it to a broad new audience.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632638397
Publisher: Booklocker.com, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/15/2019
Pages: 428
Sales rank: 379,390
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Stephen Moore has coauthored four books, Helen Hayes: A Bio-Bibliography, Johnny Holliday: From Rock to Jock, Hoop Tales: Maryland Terrapins and Cerphe's Up. A research technologist at Georgetown University, he plays in the Maryland rock cover band The Razors.

G.T. Keplinger is a long-time bluegrass fan, historian, and archivist. His MFA thesis project was a documentary on The Seldom Scene. An Associate Professor of film at Stevenson University, he lives in Towson, MD.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Humbird in the Nest

Chapter 2: Reasons for Being

Chapter 3: Accidental Gentlemen

Chapter 4: Charlie Waller

Chapter 5: Blame It on Tom’s Baby Sitter

Chapter 6: Eddie and Martha Adcock

Chapter 7: The Gents’ Break Through

Chapter 8: Sam, Rick, Pete, and John

Chapter 9: Only a Few Friends

Chapter 10: So, You Don’t Like The Way We Do It (or Damn Your Tape Recorder) by John Duffey

Chapter 11: Dr. Stanley’s Rant

Chapter 12. The Gents Lose John

Chapter 13: Seldom Scene, Often Heard

Chapter 14: Surgeon Starling

Chapter 15: Mathematician Ben

Chapter 16: Artist Auldridge

Chapter 17: Songwriter Phil

Chapter 18: The Birchmere’s Gary Oelze

Chapter 19: Akira Otsuka

Chapter 20: Presidents, Pistols, and Other Tales

Chapter 21. The “New” Seldom Scene

Chapter 22: Sound Decisions

Chapter 23: The UK Interview by Tom Travis

Chapter 24: Fellow Players

Chapter 25: A Few Reviews

Chapter 26: Festivals Forte

Chapter 27: The Scene Beyond: Side One

Chapter 28: The Scene Beyond: Side Two

Chapter 29: Fare Thee Well

A Mandolin For All Seasons

Appendix 1: John Duffey’s Roots By Robert Kyle

Appendix 2: Duffey Discography

Index

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