Author Archives: Whitney Baker

InstrumentHead Pop-Up Gallery to Benefit MMRF!

Jakprints & Michael Weintrob proudly present… INSTRUMENTHEAD Pop-Up Gallery Debuts in Charleston During Spoleto! Quirky Photography Series Showcasing Musicians From Bootsy Collins To Sol Driven Train Arrives May 30-June 8 On Upper King Street Grand Opening: Friday, May 30 Live Performances by Ironing Board Sam & Dom Flemons (Carolina Chocolate Drops) at 8pm KING DUSKO 541 King Street Charleston, SC…

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Diggin’: Whistlin’ Britches “Clickin’”

Listen: Whistlin’ Britches – Clickin’ I had the pleasure of meeting Haskell “Whistlin’ Britches” Thompson on several occasions before his passing. His exuberance for life and incredible aptitude towards “clickin’,” a form of mouth music that completely unique to him. Although this track is brief, Whistlin’s performance is incredibly unique in that the clicking patterns he creates hold an obscure…

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Diggin’: John Dee Holeman’s “You Got to Lose, You Can’t Win All the Time”

Listen: Two Train’s Runnin’ I let fate choose this week’s Diggin when I stuck my hand into our set of master CD’s and pulled out John Dee Holeman’s “You Got To Lose, You Can’t Win All The Time.”  The guitar riffs at the very beginning of the first track “Two Trains Runnin’” really got my attention.  There’s something about John…

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