2. Spider John Koerner

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Liane speaks with "Spider" John Koerner (KER-ner), whose legendary 1963 folk/blues recording, "Blues, Rags, & Hollers" with Dave "Snaker" Ray and Tony "Little Sun" Glove has just been reissued on CD (Red House Records RHR CD 76). The group has also reunited on "One Foot in the Groove" (Tim/Kerr Records TK96CD137), and Koerner has a solo CD called "StarGeezer" (Red House Records RHR CD 84).

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