Martin Simpson

Rosie Anderson by Martin Simpson

Rosie Anderson 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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Walking The Strings by Merle Travis

Walking The Strings 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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Santa Cruz by Martin Simpson

Santa Cruz 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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Cannon Ball Stomp by Merle Travis

Cannon Ball Stomp 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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The Coo Coo Bird by Martin Simpson

The Coo Coo Bird 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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Dance Of The Goldenrod by Merle Travis

Dance Of The Goldenrod 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 …

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The Shearings Not For You Bogies Bonny Belle by Martin Simpson

The Shearings Not For You Bogies Bonny Belle 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 …

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Blue Smoke by Merle Travis

Blue Smoke 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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The Keel Row by Martin Simpson

The Keel Row 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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Guitar Rag by Merle Travis

Guitar 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 …

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