Blog: Harmonica Articles

Harley Crain, 5,600 Harps and Counting

5,600 Harps!

By Jaine Rodack ~ Like a lot of us, Harland “Harley” Crain is, by nature, a collector. What does he collect? Well, “I like wine”, he says, “so I collect wine, but I drink almost everything I collect. And I collect corkscrews and beer coasters, and have a modest collection of kaleidoscopes.” But wait, there’s more! You see, Harley [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Billy Gibson: Harmonica Player of the Month

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By Jaine Rodack ~ Check out this rockin’ video! Billy’s “Mississippi Saxophone” really gets going around the 6 minute mark! Billy Gibson remembers the day he decided to become a professional musician. It was the summer he turned eighteen, and the annual Medgar Evers Homecoming was in full swing. Billy’s band had been booked for a week’s worth of [&hellip... Continue Reading »

Get a Taste of This Sweet Jam (Matthew Hardin)


By JP Allen ~ This Kentucky boy knows how to bring it home, with a story behind every tune. I think you’re gonna like Hardin’s style. He says he doesn’t have much of a voice, but his words and music say it all for him. And here’s another one below. With a log cabin backdrop, and a guitar playing [&hellip... Continue Reading »