[Harp-L] Artist Thomas Benton - His Harmonica History?
Wed Sep 19 10:48:19 EDT 2018
He seemed to favor early American folk tunes. Particularly "Old Joe Clark",
"My Horses Ain't Hungry", and " Buffalo Gals".
Great website for more info here:
Best of luck!
On Wed, Sep 19, 2018, 10:40 AM Blunt White <playharp at xxxxx> wrote:
> Greetings - I've been asked to play harmonica at an Art Show opening of
> Thomas Benton's works (Benton is famous for murals/paintings depicting
> American life in late 1800's and early 1900's). Benton was also a
> harmonica player and released an album in 1941 called Saturday Night at Tom
> Benton's (it's on iTunes). I'll be performing with some other artists,
> guitar, fiddle etc. An art historian will be speaking about his art.
> Does anyone have a story about his harmonica? Was there a particular song
> he liked, if so I would to play it. I want to do right with this
> opportunity. Thank you
> Blunt White
> Stonington CT, USA
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