"Agree, and of course many people, if not most on THIS site I think, understand that “plantation music” in the first quarter of the 19th century was directly descended from the Caribbean archipelago, for obvious reasons, and I believe…"
"I hear that Caribbean flavor in a lot of what Joe Ayers plays... in the past I have attributed that to his gourd banjo. Gourd banjos have a tone that always puts me in mind of Jamaican steel drums. But now I see that there is indeed a…"
"Thanks Paul! Its funny because the Caribbean feel was entirely unintentional. I heard Joe Ayers play this great 16 bar riff between the verses and I "borrowed it." Then I added another 16 bar riff kind of echoing the…"