Martin Simpson

The Flower Of Sweet Erin The Green by Martin Simpson

The Flower Of Sweet Erin The Green 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, …

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Black Diamond Blues by Merle Travis

Black Diamond 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, …

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Boots Of Spanish Leather by Martin Simpson

Boots Of Spanish Leather 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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Beer Barrel Polka by Merle Travis

Beer Barrel Polka 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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Muskrat Ramble by Merle Travis

Muskrat Ramble 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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Garryowen by Martin Simpson

Garryowen 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 guitar.