Tag Archives: Leo Kottke

Quotations Marked 5

“A guitar sounds good even if you drop it on the floor. A beginner can find music in the guitar that has escaped the virtuoso. It’s a magical instrument, constrained by a short range and a peculiar tuning, that produces … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Leo Kottke

“Little Martha” is a fingerstyle acoustic guitar instrumental piece created by Duane Allman. Duane recorded it as an acoustic guitar duet with Allman Brothers bandmate Dickey Betts in October, 1971. “Little Martha” was released on The Allman Brothers’ album Eat … Continue reading

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Odds & Ends, Vol.2

Odds & Ends, Vol.1 appeared in this blog on September 30, 2010. I explained  the purpose of that post in its second paragraph: “Looking back over my more recent posts, I’ve realized that there are a few things I wished I’d mentioned in … Continue reading

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Happy Easter (and the Sargasso Sea)

“Easter and the Sargasso Sea” is an acoustic guitar instrumental piece written and performed by Leo Kottke. He recorded and released it on the album Circle ‘Round The Sun in 1970. I bought my copy of the vinyl LP in the … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: A Triple Header

What do the Stephen Foster song “Oh! Susannah,” master fingerstyle guitarist Leo Kottke and the single version of The Beatles’ song “Love Me Do” all have in common? They were all (kinda, sorta) born on September 11. “Oh! Susannah” had … Continue reading

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