Martin Simpson

Cannonball Rag by Merle Travis

Cannonball 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, is …

Cannonball Rag by Merle Travis Read More »

Cane Break Blues by Merle Travis

Cane Break 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, …

Cane Break Blues by Merle Travis Read More »

Saturday Night Shuffle by Merle Travis

Saturday Night Shuffle 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, …

Saturday Night Shuffle by Merle Travis Read More »

Nine Pound Hammer by Merle Travis

Nine Pound Hammer 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, …

Nine Pound Hammer by Merle Travis Read More »

Ill See You In My Dreams by Merle Travis

Ill See You In My Dreams 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 …

Ill See You In My Dreams by Merle Travis Read More »