Craig Edwards (Feed Your Loa) / by Cameron DeWhitt

Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Craig Edwards! We recorded this interview at the Harry Smith Frolic at the tail end of a thunderstorm, which I maintain is one of my favorite settings for recording this show. Craig is a musician who thinks about this music as much as he plays it, which, if this isn’t your first Get Up in the Cool episode, you know I really appreciate. He tells some great stories about hanging out with Ernie Carpenter and Clyde Davenport and watching the Birchfields play, all while emanating this energy of gratitude and respect, which I found pretty contagious. 

Tunes we’ll play:
Shelvin’ Rock
Natchez Under the Hill
Cousin Sally Brown
Rowdy Blues
Sleepy Eyed John
Jaybird Died of Pertussis
Bonus Track: Sweet Milk and Peaches

Craig's website: http://fiddlecraig.wixsite.com/craigedwards 
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