David Holt On Mountain Stage

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David Holt; Credit: Brian Blauser

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Set List

  • "Daybreak in Dixie"
  • "Strange Woman Blues"
  • "Rock Island Line"
  • "Things Are Coming My Way"

Four-time Grammy winner David Holt is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer. He's also an entertainer, recording artist and host of programs on television ("Folkways") and radio ("Riverwalk Jazz"). He began his career in Texas, but ended up in North Carolina, studying old-time Appalachian and traditional music with artists of the region.

Now based in Asheville, Holt performs some of his own compositions, inviting Laura Boosinger and Josh Goforth to perform with him. Mountain Stage Band drummer Ammed Solomon and bassist Steve Hill appear on the first three numbers. "Daybreak in Dixie" appears on David Holt & The Lightning Bolts, which he recorded with his group The Lightning Bolts, which also features Boosinger and Goforth.

This version of "Strange Woman Blues" wasn't heard on the radio broadcast.

This Mountain Stage performance was originally published Oct 15, 2010.



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