Songs and Tunes on Youtube

New Videos from 2016

Ghost Riders - Singing live from Brooklyn at The Exceedingly Good Song Night
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nH5Ks-lwzXw

Gatwick Pastimes - Stuck in the airport with only a concertina for amusement
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbPf2kYN_-g

Oyster Heaven in Whitstable - A gastronomical travelogue
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwrI42-GOIo

Fairground Frolics - featuring Jody Kruskal’s Virtual Calliope.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUSvweFtqNE


Vintage photos tell the stories behind old-time songs:

Here are five entertaining old-time music videos I've put up on youtube. They feature Ken Burns style slide shows of 19th and early 20th century photos along with tracks from my CDs...

When the Taters Are All Dug
- Maine potato harvest
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqrpQBhwY-E

Bravest Cowboy
- cow punchers, desperados and pioneer women 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npgPo-3jxKk

Wreck of the Six Wheeler - old trains, wrecks and hobos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stznHfzjYL0

Give the Fiddler a Dram - small town girl runs off to seek her fortune
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBoIVNWrrEQ

Once More a Lumbering Go - logging in the American Northeast
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5G8L-NB684

Videos featuring vintage art set to concertina tunes:

Pixie Wings - 94 vintage fairy paintings and illustrations by 36 artists, all set to my concertina tune, Pixie Wings. A miniature fairy vacation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMkIhDrb4-c

Roslin Castle - a lovely and pathetic Scotch Air. Illustrating the music are five 19th century watercolors, engravings and lithographs depicting the picturesque pleasures of ancient ruined towers rising high above a deep glen of the river Esk.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3f5BpvwEME

Live performance videos:

Wedding Dress - Seaford Folk Club, UK, October 19, 2012:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaOraqCG5xM

Morning Blues - Union Music Store October 29 2011: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6XPlqvS0Ro&feature=relmfu

Bravest Cowboy - Shammick Acoustic Folk Club Nov. 23, 2013:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAWc4yUHRl4

Lightning Express - Devizes Folk Club, November 25, 2013: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz2pxCd1z4A

It’s My Lazy Day - Seaford Folk Club, UK, October 19, 2012: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZK_r05jVBCI

Dancing Henry #1 - Union Music Store October 29 2011:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sT7dmifTGs

Dancing Henry #2 - Union Music Store October 29 2011:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqvmME4BWgE

Contra dance CDNY - Manhattan, NY March 1, 2014: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39GNvbJQh6E


Concertina tunes from my studio:

Zelda - French dance tune by Philippe Plard.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHe1z98sBC8

Hop and Skip - A lumpy hornpipe for English dances.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHA323zUixc

Boda Waltz - Traditional Swedish tune: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiG1M7H50oA

Auld Lang Syne - Happy New Year 2015!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJ_4b0XJXew