The Crooked Tune, an Old Time Fiddler in a Modern World,

“At last, a documentary that tracks  Old Time music to its most archaic roots thanks to West Virginian Fiddler Dave Bing…..” Re-releasing the Crooked Tune as a short. Introducing “Walking the Crooked Tune.”      Eight years in the making… By following Dave Bing, you’ll see how Old Time is the last American musical frontier.  You … Continue reading The Crooked Tune, an Old Time Fiddler in a Modern World,

The Passing of Lester McCumbers (A belated appreciation) August 15, 1921 to January 26, 2015

Lester McCumbers was more than West Virginia’s last old world, old time fiddler. A man no doubt born into the remoteness of mountains and music and soaked it up in a regional style that over decades stood as a highly cherished remainder of an archaic sound that has recently caught the modern ear. The New York … Continue reading The Passing of Lester McCumbers (A belated appreciation) August 15, 1921 to January 26, 2015