Notes and Reflections from our Thursday Night Sing

A group of women come together to sing each Thursday night at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley, California. These are our notes and reflections.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Down to the River

One of the sweet things about having our singing circle at the Freight & Salvage is that we are singing upstairs while some incredible music is being performed live right below us.  On September 30th, it just so happens that Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys will be in the house as we are singing!  Here are details about that show:

In honor of this soul music, we will be singing a few favorites this week from the O'Brother Soundtrack.  I have added the lyrics to our songbook, which you will find a link to in the side bar.  Here are some inspiring versions of a few of the tunes:

Alison Krauss:

I love the faces of admiration from the boys in the front row as Hank Williams Sr.  sings:

Mr. Ralph Stanley:

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