Fun Stuff

This page is all about fun stuff that is different. This is not the main page of my blog. On the main page you will find more serious material. I hope that you enjoy this page and the other pages of my blog should you decide to check them out. Please feel free to leave comments.

John Denver and Itzhak Perlman play Bluegrass

Here is a video of classical violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman playing bluegrass with John Denver on the mandolin and another fiddler in 1981. The clip comes from a John Denver television special entitled “Music and the Mountains.” Itzhak Perlman is known for his many classical music recordings. He enjoys other types of music as well. Perlman has recorded Klezmer music and jazz. Who knew that he could play fiddle music so well.

John Denver was an American singer-songwriter, singer, actor, and record producer. He is best known as a solo singer. John Denver was one of the best selling acoustic artists of the 1970s.

Sir Patrick Stewart sings Cowboy Classics

Sir Patrick Stewart is a British actor best known for his acting in Shakespeare plays and Captain Picard on Star Trek The Next Generation. In 2016, Stewart made an infomercial dressed as a cowboy singing classic cowboy songs and recorded a five track cd sampler of cowboy songs for charity. I hope you enjoy this YouTube clip of Sir Patrick Stewart singing cowboy songs.