John Fahey was an absolute master guitar player, and a true fan of pre-World War II Blues. Check out anything on the Revenant label if you don’t believe me. Here’s a simple, beautiful version of one of my favorite winter tunes.
For my money, George Jones has one of the best voices in not just country, but all music. There’s such deep loneliness in his voice and delivery.
This is one of my favorite holiday songs, and there are plenty of great versions. This is certainly one of the saddest out there.
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Any feedback on the Rapidshare usage? We’re going to have to update to something bigger soon, but I just wanted people’s thoughts. Any preferences over this or YouSendIt or another service I’m not aware of?