Excellent book about the history of diddley bows

https://homemadeblues.wordpress.com/e-book/

Guys, if you have any interest in diddley bows and the history of instruments check out this fine book by Phil Thomas. The link takes you to a free ebook that's quite informative and interesting. His video Desert Surfin' has the link and it's close to dropping off CBN's front page.

https://homemadeblues.wordpress.com/e-book/

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Comment by Ron "Oily" Sprague on May 18, 2017 at 9:31am
Read it. It is what it purports to be: a personal ramble through one man's search for the DB's musical origins. I personally think the references he provides are actually the best bits. But it's free, and it got me through a partially-sleepless night, so it's all good.
Comment by Erasmo Coco on May 18, 2017 at 9:06am

Thanks Jim. Going to read it.

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