New PK Dwyer Blues Album

Busker Do is a twenty-one minute acoustic powerhouse featuring ten original blues, folk and roots tunes written and performed by PK Dwyer.  The album was recorded in live single takes and barely mixed at Garey Shelton Productions.  The end result is a neat little concept album and an illuminating glimpse inside the Buskers Life and into the current mindset of PK Dwyer.  PK's harmonica honks, hoots and trills.  The flat picking and finger picking guitar work is very fine. This album is not slick [although the angry Get Along Well does have a reverb effect].  It is raw and rollicking. The recordings one song featuring slide guitar - Highway 99 - is an ode to the road much traveled upon and a commentary on PK Dwyer's daily life.  Album cover art:  Etchings by Ethan Lind.  Etchings are of PK Dwyer busking performances at Seattle Pike Place Market.

Find PK Busking or at one of his Scheduled Events and score a copy of Busker Do for just Ten Bucks! [$10]

Mouse / scroll over album cover images for link to listen & download. 
Released June 1, 2016.  Presented by King Pin Head Music.

It's Trivia Time!

Hi-Ho Folks!  It's time to don your thinking cap . . . 
The King Pin Head Music Summer Trivia Contest is happening now!

Name That Tune:
The song Highway 99 from the new PK Dwyer album Busker Do features several in-jokes relating to PK's every-day-life and a nod to a lesser known Tim Buckley song . . . Name the Tim Buckley tune and win a Cd copy of Busker Do.  Score!

Bonus Round:
Where does the inspiration for the album title Busker Do come from and who thought of it?  Answer correctly and win the complete PK Dwyer Blues catalog on Compact Disc.  Super Score! [albums include: Up to My Balls in the Blues - Blues Guy Now - Healed - Rough Shod and Busker Do.

To Enter:  Send your answer to: kingpinheadmusic@gmail.com with TRIVIA CONTEST in the subject line.  Contest ends July 31, 2016 at Midnight Pacific Time and is open to all.  Winner will be drawn at random from correct entries.

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Musings & News . . .

The Modern Folk Music of America 

The NEW PK Dwyer blues album Busker Do has been featured on The modern folk music of america Monday Music!  Here is what audio connoisseur J Moss had to say . . .

The modern folk music of america 
June 20 at 2:17pm

Monday Music: PK Dwyer is a lifelong street musician from Seattle who has traveled all over america playing music in many towns and cities. He sent me his new album "Busker Do" in the mail. It's a solid collection of original folk songs, recorded in a very raw style with guitar, harmonica and voice, in the tradition of Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, and Ramblin' Jack Elliot. listen for some great picking, clever lyrics and classic harmonica riffs. all delivered with the energy you need to get people to hear you out on the streets, with plenty of subtlety as well.


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It is a folk singer's job to comfort disturbed people and to disturb comfortable people
Woody Guthrie

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