Leading up to the release party for his new CD, Sun Might Shine on Me, singer/harmonica player Grant Dermody stopped by the Fretboard Journal office with Orville Johnson in tow to share the song "Illinois Blues".
Australia’s Paul Kelly is one of the world’s greatest songwriters. And the tune “From Little Things Big Things Grow” is a favorite from the legendary musician. Co-written with Kev Carmody and first found on the Paul Kelly & The Messengers’ 1991 album, Comedy, this fact-based song spotlights a pivotal moment in the struggle Australia’s indigenous population.
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis are a British five-piece band fronted by the siblings of the Durham family. Their music is influenced heavily by R&B, swing, jump blues, country and Western, blues, Hawaiian and rock 'n' roll. They are all multi-instrumentalists playing guitar, piano, banjo, lapsteel guitar, harmonica, double bass, ukulele, drums, trombone, xylophone and accordion between them.