A QUICK Independence Day Week post paying tribute to the Spirit of American Music — and the willingness of musicians everywhere to cross borders, b(l)end genres, venture into the metaphorical musical wilderness a-lookin for the elephant guided only by those inner voices whispering “Over here… come on over here, pilgrim…”
Cronin’s Hornpipe–Diddy Wah Diddy–Glen Allen–Mama’s Getting Younger
— from the 1984 album Late Bloomer by L.E. McCullough (Kicking Mule Records).
Ernie Hawkins – guitar (Cronin’s, Diddy-Wah-Diddy), vocal (Diddy-Wah-Diddy); Doug Anthony – guitar (Glen Allen, Mama’s Getting Younger); Larry Edelman – mandolin; Sam Waterkotte – acoustic bass; L.E. McCullough – vocal (Mama’s Getting Younger), harmonica, tinwhistle, clarinet, bones