Author Archives: Bill

The 30th Anniversary Party – Set 1

(Loose ends. Seems I’ve always got loose ends to tie up.) Thirty years is a long time to be doing something. But thirty years can slip on by pretty darn fast. Sometime in 2007 “Bukka Bob” suggested we have a … Continue reading

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Freedom Park – 2002 – Part 2

Time to post Part 2 of our first Freedom Park show in 2002. It’s funny how many of the songs that we played I’ve forgotten. Joe is the same, because when I post one of these shows he doesn’t remember … Continue reading

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Rock Stars

In the fall and winter of 1978-79 we began playing quite a bit in Cobleskill. Our main venue was a very small club in a strip mall in the middle of town called Uncle Jack’s. I was approached by “Fiddlin’ … Continue reading

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Freedom Park – 2002 -Part 1

(Well, I thought it was about time I cranked up the “Wayback Machine” and added something to the Archives. Seems there’s always a project or three that keeps me from these pages on a consistent basis, so I’m always playing … Continue reading

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The Rozmyncko Brothers

In 1982 Sweet Cider went on hiatus. In the interim, Joe and Walt formed the Rozmyncko Brothers. In the winter of 1982-83 they recorded a short demo at Walt’s brother Al’s place in Mariaville. I helped with the recording, recording … Continue reading

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Live – Saratoga First Night 2006 – Set 3

This was the last set we played in 2006. Our show at Saratoga First Night was now complete. To accommodate Saratoga Faire, the band that was to follow us, we were going to have to tear down our gear in … Continue reading

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Walt Yanis

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Live – Saratoga First Night – 2006 – Set 1

(After an extended hiatus I’m posting the first set of our First Night Saratoga performance from New Years Eve 2006. Some of the recordings from that show were put on a live CD we did called “Ten Pack”. These recordings … Continue reading

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The Cidermart – Walt’s Version

Sweet Cider over time became it’s own cottage industry. If you came to a show you’d be able to find CD’s, T-shirts, hats and even fishing lures. We did quite well marketing these items, but Walt felt we needed to … Continue reading

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Two from the ’90’s

(After further review, only one of the songs is from the ’90’s. The other is circa 2003-06, although I have as yet been unable to pin down the exact date) Eric Yanis just sent me 7 sets of tapes’s that … Continue reading

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