Keep On the Sunny Side: The Carter Family

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7 Comments on “Keep On the Sunny Side: The Carter Family”

  1. Spaceman Says:

    Phipps Family from the time period of the Carters. Walking the bass strings on the guitar is typical of that time frame.

    • katry Says:

      Thanks, Spaceman, as The Phipps Family is new to me. They do have almost the same sound as the Carter Family.

  2. Spaceman Says:

    Oh yes they are quite similar in style and sing a lot of the same songs, but the Phipps’ are not nearly as well known. They are quite good. I may told you before, but I have collected over the years a very extensive library of bluegrass and old-time religious songs . “Keep on the Sunny” isn’t really religious, but it’s close enough. I have 10 different versions of it.

    But seeing that it’s Sunday and all, here’s a very lovely and quite modern hymn I hope you like

    • katry Says:

      Lovely is the perfect description for this song. The music is simple and beautiful. Thank you.

  3. Spaceman Says:

    Owl City usually sings pop stuff. This is the best known. Silly lyrics & vid, but hard not to like just a bit. Come to think of it, hardly seen any fireflies so far this year. Typically there’s plenty by this time. The Spring was rather cool – perhaps they are behind normal schedule.

    • katry Says:

      I not only like this song, I liked the video as well. I love the lights but I loved the toys even more. Thank you for the introduction to Owl City!

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