A Tribute to John Hartford
Front Porch Bluegrass shares this John Hartford Tribute Set from the 2022 Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival. John Hartford wrote the 1960s smash pop hit Gentle on My Mind, but he was so much more to the bluegrass world. You’ll learn about his story and influence, and hear his songs performed by artists from the festival.
Thanks to Nick Burgis for recording the set!
Here is the setlist:
- Back in the Goodle Days - Lonesome Ace Stringband
- Good Ol’ Electric Washing Machine - Eyer Family Band
- Gentle on My Mind - The Onlies
- Steam Powered Aereoplane - John Reischman & The Jaybirds
- Presbyterian Guitar - Chris Luquette & Eli West
- Howard Hughes Blues - Chris Luquette & The Grass Messengers
- Long Hot Summer Days - Jenny Anne Mannan
- Skippin’ in the Mississippi Dew - Lonesome Ace Stringband
- In Tall Buildings - Eli West
- Tennessee Politics - The Onlies
- Wish We Had Our Time Again / Squirrel Hunters - Ensemble