Seaton Dump Blues – Billy Henderson, Alex Boyd and Tommy Henderson

That Delta Dirt- Billy Henderson

Ben Hall – Sweet Temptation

   Hall discovered thumb picking on his dad’s collection of recordings that included The Louvin Brothers albums featuring Chet Atkins as the guitarist, who interpreted his technique from Merle Travis. It’s the only style of guitar playing named after the man who popularized the use of the thumb to maintain rhythm, while the other fingers pick out melody and fill-in notes on the high strings. Atkins credits Travis with his reason for playing the guitar. Doc Watson and Glen Campbell’s parents named their sons after Merle. And now, there’s Ben Hall, who at age 22 says he’s “proud to say I’m a Travis-style player.”

We are proud to present a young man who is keeping the legacy alive. For more about Ben Hall please visit his website.

To Many Miles by Veruschka

Veruschka’s lovely song called,  ‘To Many Miles,  is a lingering sweet country song of a  ladies unrequited love and lost time. Veruschka is a singer in South Africa with  her husband, Nic Du Toit who is my favorite  steel player.

           – Billy Henderson

Feel Like Going Home – Ben Coulter

Ben began his performing career by singing and speaking at many churches during his college years at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. He also led praise and worship bands for the collegiate ministries at UAM. Feeling the itch to perform for a career, Coulter moved to Branson, MO, in 2004 and performed there for 3 years. These years would see Coulter perform up to 6 days a week. This is also the time that Coulter began to find his sound of mixing Traditional CountryMusic with Delta Blues. Taking a big step in January of 2007, Ben moved to the “Country Music Capitol of the World”, Nashville, TN. It didn’t take long for Coulter to be noticed in Nashville. Coulter’s first week in town saw him hosting a writer’s night at the Crescent Café and Oyster Bar. This brought Coulter in the company of Grammy Award winner Anders Osborne, who called Coulter’s voice “big like a castle.”

Amazing Grace – Nic Du Toit

Delta Dreams by Laura Botsford

So Lonesome I Could Cry – Laura Botsford


17 thoughts on “Music

  1. Laura and Bill,
    Thanks for your gracious comments…..Appreciated.
    Bill, as a great steel player yourself, you can imagine how hard it was not to add steel to “Too many miles’….. I jreckon it did not need it…. such a strong song on its own.

    • Thanks Billy and Nic and yes it is one of mine.
      I wrote it over a year ago and at last, I have a good demo. My next thing is to put a bit of strings to it, my voice and harmonies on the chorus. I appreciate your comments.

  2. Thanks George! I appreciate your comment and coming from a fellow musician it means a lot. You so get the purposeful intent to have that all important nuance of Native American that is so prevalent here.

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