St. James Infirmary

It’s time for another St. James Infirmary post. We have a St. James Infirmary Compendium here at Bumbastories (look in the header). In case you haven’t heard, St. James Infirmary is one of the all-time great American folk songs. Bumba and Maybank are hooked on it, and here present yet another version recorded earlier this week. Sing along, play along. Listen to Louis Armstrong do … Continue reading St. James Infirmary

As I Sat On The Bus

It’s time to write something that starts with the the phrase “As I sat on the bus”. However, Bumbastories very generously and graciously permits a lot of artistic freedom. You can write anything that uses public transportation! Send them in via the comments section. My entry this week features the song “Easy Chair” by Bob Dylan. It’s a lovely, sweet song that is on his … Continue reading As I Sat On The Bus

Trains, Trains, and Rairoad Songs

“Ain’t nothing like a train. That’s what I say. You can keep all your (expletive) jet airplanes, and your fancy foreign automobiles too. Time was you jes’ hopped a train, lay back in some lonesome boxcar, maybe slept one off….. And, well, before you could say Jack Robinson you were pulling into St. Louis. Or Seattle, Washington. Or Albuquerque, New Mexico. Anywhere really. Well, thems … Continue reading Trains, Trains, and Rairoad Songs

St. James Infirmary

It’s time for another St. James Infirmary post. If you haven’t heard, St. James Infirmary is one of the great American folk songs. Bumba and Maybank are hooked on it and here present another version recorded earlier this week. Sing along, play along. Listen to Louis Armstrong do it. Meanwhile you can check out our latest go at it. What more to say about St. … Continue reading St. James Infirmary