Sunday, April 8, 2007

Steve Suffet at the Jacob's Ladder Folk Festival

Steve Suffet will be appearing at the Jacob's Ladder Folk Festival in Nof Ginosar, Israel, May 4-5, 2007.
Born Stephen Lawrence Suffet in 1947, Steve Suffet is best described as an old-fashioned folksinger. His repertoire is a mixture of railroad songs, trucker songs, miner songs, cowboy songs, union songs, old time ballads, blues, ragtime, Gospel, bluegrass, topical-political songs, and whatever else tickles his fancy. He takes songs from whatever sources he wishes and then he sings them his own way, maybe rewriting the lyrics on the spot, flatting a 7th, or changing a major key to a mountain modal.(more...)