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Good humor, hot-picking and great tunes with Michigan mainstays Joel Mabus, Ray Kamalay.

Originally aired 1/21/10

This group features Michigan mainstays Joel Mabus and Ray Kamalay, plus the superb hot fiddle of Peter Knupfer and the silky upright bass of Dave Rosin. Clever originals from Mabus (one of the finest songwriters in the United States), hot-pickin' and great tunes from the American tradition make for a lively hour.

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Songs include Swing That Thing, Whiskey Before Breakfast, Old Man River, Lydia, The Tattooed Lady, Miss The Mississippi, Panhandle Rag, What 'Ma Doin' Wrong?, Sweet Georgia Brown, The Girl I Left Behind Me, Do You Know What It Means?, Red Wing, State Of Mine, Don't Let Your Deal Go Down.

The musicians are: Joel Mabus (vocals, guitar, and more), Ray Kamalay (vocals and guitar), Peter Knupfer (fiddle) and Dave Rosin (bass).