Martin Simpson

In The Bleak Midwinter by Martin Simpson

In The Bleak Midwinter by Martin Simpson (1953-) Martin Stewart Simpson is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in the British Isles, America and beyond. While best known as an acoustic guitarist, Martin originally started out as a banjo player, and also plays …

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Memphis Blues by Merle Travis

Memphis Blues by Merle Travis (1917-1983) Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style of finger picking, is …

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Jock Ohazeldean by Martin Simpson

Jock Ohazeldean by Martin Simpson (1953-) Martin Stewart Simpson is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in the British Isles, America and beyond. While best known as an acoustic guitarist, Martin originally started out as a banjo player, and also plays the electric …

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Hangin With The Girls I Know by Merle Travis

Hangin With The Girls I Know by Merle Travis (1917-1983) Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style …

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Midnight Special by Merle Travis

Midnight Special by Merle Travis (1917-1983) Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style of finger picking, is …

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Long Steel Rail by Martin Simpson

Long Steel Rail by Martin Simpson (1953-) Martin Stewart Simpson is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in the British Isles, America and beyond. While best known as an acoustic guitarist, Martin originally started out as a banjo player, and also plays the …

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Sweet Georgias Brown by Merle Travis

Sweet Georgias Brown by Merle Travis (1917-1983) Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style of finger picking, …

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Miss Mcleods Reel by Martin Simpson

Miss Mcleods Reel by Martin Simpson (1953-) Martin Stewart Simpson is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in the British Isles, America and beyond. While best known as an acoustic guitarist, Martin originally started out as a banjo player, and also plays the …

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My Generous Lover by Martin Simpson

My Generous Lover by Martin Simpson (1953-) Martin Stewart Simpson is an English folk singer, guitarist and songwriter. His music reflects a wide variety of influences and styles, rooted in the British Isles, America and beyond. While best known as an acoustic guitarist, Martin originally started out as a banjo player, and also plays the …

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Too Tight Rag by Merle Travis

Too Tight Rag by Merle Travis (1917-1983) Merle Robert Travis was an American country and Western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. Merle Travis is famous for his masterful guitar playing and his interpretations of the rich musical traditions of his native Muhlenberg County, Kentucky “Travis picking”, a syncopated style of finger picking, …

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