Friday, October 05, 2007


In my music column this week I plugged Taj Mahall's recent recording at Frogville with Hundred Year Flood and Boris & The Saltlicks.

I also should mention my brother Jack Clift's recent recording project. He's been in Kentucky and Tennessee lately doing a recording project with John Carter Cash. Recently they've recorded Ralph Stanley and The Peasall Sisters (remember them from O Brother Where Art Thou?).

Not sure what the album is going to be, but I have a feeling it's going to be a strange combination of American hillbilly music and Uzbeki sounds.

Here's a couple of photos:
(Left to right: Stanley's guitarist James Shelton, Dr. Ralph, Jack, John Carter Cash)

(I don't know the Peasall's names, but that's them with Jack and John Carter Cash.)

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