Wednesday, January 21, 2009

The Singin' Paynes

I would just like to take a moment and introduce all of you Yankees to the talented side of my family. My Papaw's brother, Lenard, and his wife Testaview are blue grass singers...matching outfits, southern accents, the whole shebang. Although Testaview married into the Payne family, I'll officially claim her as family talent. She plays the fiddle, the banjo, the dulcimer, the harpiscord, and from what I hear, just about any instrament she has ever picked up.

Also a noteworthy fact about this branch of the Payne family is that they are in thier 70's and just about more tech savvy than my teenage cousins! Thier videos are uploaded on facebook, you can buy thier tracks on My Space, and View is my "friend" on facebook. I thought you'd all like to hear one of their songs. I also thought I'd post a little video of Isabelle dancing in her Halloween costume to one of thier songs a year or so ago...she's a big fan of bluegrass...


2 comments:

drowninginblessing said...

Very funny. Abe was diggin' the music. His first introduction to bluegrass (he was clapping and stomping and his feet) but he loved Isabelle the duckie the best!

Michelle said...

Danielle I have to agree with you they are more tech savy than a lot of teenagers.