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Walt Yanis

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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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Live In Fort Plain / August 8, 1982

(This show is another of “Beanie’s Bootlegs”, taken from a cassette tape that Walt’s Mom, Albina Yanis, recorded. Eric Yanis digitized them and I remastered them. Walt’s Mom whenever possible in the early years, would tape our performances on her … Continue reading

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Potpourri

(Keeping with the theme that there is no theme, I thought I’d post a few things that I came across. A few photos and photo slideshow.) Hometown Bluegrass Band Tom booked a job playing for the Town of Princetown in … Continue reading

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The Mystery Mandolin Player

The process of making the Sweet Cider Museum and Internet Archive a reality has meant that I spend a lot of time looking at old photos, listening to old recordings and digging deep into the recesses of my mind trying … Continue reading

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Louise

“They all said that Louise was not half bad…….” – Paul Seibel I like to think that Sweet Cider existed in three segments. Segment three was the last one, where we all had reached a socially acceptable level of maturity. … Continue reading

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1978 – Cobleskill, Johnstown and A Forgotten Road Trip

September 1978 brought the changing of the leaves and a new direction for Sweet Cider. Glenn was officially on-board and we were developing a style and “sound”. Glenn played his first gig as a member of the band at the … Continue reading

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Winter 1981/1982 Photos

I wanted to make sure I got a post in for December so I have a few pictures to share. The first four photos were taken at a show we did in the ski lodge at Scotch Valley Ski Area … Continue reading

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More Loose Ends

We’ll try and tie up some more loose ends in this post. Most of the photos were taken at Tom’s cousin’s place in Mariaville. We were playing more and looking to book more jobs, so publicity photos were definitely needed. … Continue reading

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Loose Ends

I can finally start tying up some loose ends. I started this using the materials I’ve kept over the years, but I knew that Tom had saved nearly everything related to Sweet Cider. A couple of weeks ago I received … Continue reading

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