John Hartford was a musician, songwriter, steamboat pilot, author, artist, disc jockey, calligrapher, dancer, folklorist, father, and historian. He was a particularly skilled fiddle and banjo player.
He won Grammy awards in three different decades, recorded more than 30 albums, and wrote one of the most popular songs of all time, Gentle On My Mind, and became mentor and mystic for a generation of pickers, singers, and songwriters.
Southern Style can also be streamed to your computer, so you might like to also catch Jan’s special in the archives of the PBS website.
Southern Style with Jan Dale – PBS FM 106.7
Tuesdays 1:00pm to 3:00pm or online at www.pbsfm.org.au.