Monthly Archives: March 2014

Home Alone

It’s been a while since I posted a piece of my music for your listening pleasure. So, here’s a guitar instrumental that I came up with a few years back, inspired by the music and playing of Elizabeth Cotten, Doc … Continue reading

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A Trip To The Museum

In Boston, Massachusetts, at the Museum of Fine Arts, there is a gallery – #103 – devoted to musical instruments. (The gallery – it’s hanging sign and heavy glass door, both proclaiming: “Musical Instruments” – is located just inside the … Continue reading

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Quotations Marked

This is going to be a new “category” here at sixstr stories.┬áTo start things off, here are two quotes about Folk music. “All music is Folk music. I ain’t never heard no horse sing a song.” Louis Armstrong (1901-1971) American … Continue reading

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This Historic Day: Avis Louise Foss Sinclair

One hundred years ago today, on March 8, 1914, my Mother was born. Avis Louise was the first born of the six children of George P. and Stella (Libby) Foss. Growing up in Center Strafford, New Hampshire, Avis went to … Continue reading

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