Alex Sturbaum (Newfoundland tunes, Loomings, and Mitch McConnell)

Episode 215 · October 7th, 2020 · 1 hr 3 mins

About this Episode

Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Alex Sturbaum! We recorded this a couple days ago in front of my house, over 6 feet apart.

Tunes and songs in this episode:
Boxing Day
Big Black Bird
Like You Would / Kitty’s Gone A-Clinking / The Buffet Double
Song for McConnell
Tom Paine’s Bones
Stand Steady
Bonus track: Minnie White’s / Hughie Wentzell’s / Fogo Island Mussels (Singles)

Alex Sturbaum’s website (bio, links to all albums, contact info for lessons, etc.):
Their bandcamp:
Countercurrent's bandcamp:
The Vashon Sessions:
The Songs of Alice Winship (a legacy album Alex produced, commemorating the songs and poetry of a leading figure in the Seattle maritime singing scene):

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