Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen YouTube Videos
Enjoy the following videos which include some live performances and instruction on how to play "Darcy Farrow", based on Steve's CD "How To Play Guitar Like I Do". You can view the videos right on this page, or click on the song title after the song starts to play to go to YouTube.
Darcy Farrow - Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen
Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen at the Cook Shack in Union Grove, NC, September 11, 2008. Steve's signature song. If you play guitar and want to learn how Steve plays it, he kindly prepared two videos for you! See them just below. Enjoy! (Live audio recording from 1991 available on "Live In Concert" CD). And check out the new Darcy Farrow Lyrics page for background information about this song.
How to play Darcy Farrow Lesson 1
The first of two videos on how to play the song, "Darcy Farrow." Tom Campbell and Steve Gillette wrote the song in 1964. It has been recorded by John Denver, Ian & Sylvia, Nanci Griffith, Townes Van Zandt and Jimmy Dale Gilmore among many others.
How to play Darcy Farrow Lesson 2
The second of two videos on how to play the song, "Darcy Farrow." This video concentrates on the finger patterns and picking sequences of the right hand in playing the song.
Steve Gillette - Corrina
Steve's version of the classic blues song, "Corrina." This version is adapted from the guitar arrangement by Bruce Langhorne. Bruce played on Steve's first album recorded at the Vanguard studios in New York in January of 1968. You can also hear Bruce Langhorne on recordings by Odetta, Tom Rush, Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul and Mary, and Gordon Lightfoot. Some of the visual elements of the video are from hand-painted postcards from the first decade of the twentieth century. (Live audio recording from 1991 available on "Live In Concert" CD).
The Fjords of Norway
Published on Feb 9, 2013 Images of the beautiful fjords and mountains of Norway from our August, 2012 sojourn. The music is "Buddy and Carol's Waltz" written by Brian Cutean, Steve Gillette, Donna Henschell and Kelly Mulholland for the marriage of two old friends. Pete Sutherland arranged the music and played piano and fiddle. Scott Petito played bass, Steve Gillette, guitar, and Cindy Mangsen, concertina. ("Buddy and Carol's Waltz" is on "A Sense Of Place" CD).
Amsterdam In Summer, With Music From "Home By Dark"
Published on Feb 7, 2013 Scenes of summertime in Amsterdam, August, 2012. The music is from Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen's newest CD, "Home By Dark." Peter Sutherland plays fiddle and piano, and Cindy plays accordion.
Niagara Falls, With A Song From "Being There"
Published on Dec 20, 2012 Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen perform a song from their 2006 CD, "Being There." With guitar and concertina they play a medley of Irish and Scottish tunes comprised of "Behind the Bush In the Garden," "Galway Hornpipe" "Flowers of Edinburgh." They call it "The Garden Medley." Video footage is from a recent visit to the falls.
Always a Train in My Dreams
From Steve's "The Ways of the World" CD.
When the First Leaves Fall
Recorded live on the air at "Bound for Glory" WVBR, Ithaca, New York, November 21, 2010
Priscilla Herdman, Anne Hills & Cindy Mangsen recorded live singing Steve Gillette & Rex Benson's song. Video footage of the trio is from the Eighth Step Concert Series at Proctors in Schenectady, New York in December 2012. The live audio recording of this song by the trio is from the Herdman, Hills & Mangsen CD Voices of Winter.
The Two Sisters
Cindy's stunning setting of the Child Ballad. A studio recording of this song is available on Steve & Cindy's latest duo CD Home By Dark.
Rudy's Big Adventure