Category Archives: History

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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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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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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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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How To Look Foolish: Lesson 2

(Lesson 2 in the How To Look Foolish series shows how Tom, in an effort to be comfortable, encountered what I am sure was his most embarrassing moment.) Don’t Leave Home Without ‘Em In July of 2007 we were playing … Continue reading

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How To Look Foolish: Lesson 1

(There are times when performing music in front of people that you can be faced with embarrassing situations. Maybe a forgotten lyric or playing the wrong notes. Sometimes getting tangled in a guitar or microphone chord can produce a red … 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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