The fella with the patch on his eye is Dick Curless. I played bass for him more than a few times. Kinda looked like George Bush, didn't he?
" S.R.O. Live at Jonathan Swifts " I'm explaining the arrangement of this tune to Paul Silvius, banjo player for Joe Val and the New England Bluegrass Boys. Paul was just sitting in, and had never played with John Lincoln Wright and the Sourmash Boys before this recording. I have 30 seconds to tell him how it goes. Smart boy, that Paul Silvius.