“Joe Crookston is reaching for the Long Note”
“The Long Note” is a phrase in Irish culture. “The Long Note” is that place of resonance and transcendence where the music, the voices, the instruments, and the community ALL come together and unite.
Whether he’s picking his 48 Gibson, weaving through lap slide songs or looping his fiddle, he will draw you in. It happens every time. With unwavering courage to be himself, he is literate, poignant and funny as hell.
He lives in Ithaca NY, and tours regularly in the US, Ireland and Canada.
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Here's the true story of Florence Edith Hemphill from Chanute. She left Kansas as a young woman in 1918 to join the U.S. Army Nurse Corps and served in France during World War 1. Close your eyes, turn up the volume and imagine what she must have experienced.