“Betty and Dupree” – A Digital Compendium, Part 2 – The Classics

Note: this is Part 2 of a two part series.  Read Part 1 here. So, down to the jewelry store packing a gun he said, “Wrap it up, I think I’ll take this one.” “A thousand dollars please,” the jewelry man said. Dupree he said, “I’ll pay this one off … → read more

Little Sadie – Bad Lee Brown in Black and White

Note: This is Part 1 of a three part series on “Little Sadie” – See also Part 2 and Part 3 Introduction Our hiatus is over.  Hello and welcome back!  Or, if this is your first time with us, welcome! I have the honor of writing about the first song for … → read more

Twinkle, twinkle, little star…

Notation of “Duncan and Brady” from Lomax and Lomax, Our Singing Country. This is the second part of a three part series.  See also Part 1 and Part 3. IntroductionIn my first post this week, I introduced the bad man ballad “Duncan and Brady” and explored the historical origin of the song.  We … → read more