She was good, although I suspect she was also quite nervous. Who can blame her? She’d come to play for tips, and instead she had a giant microphone in her face held by a guy who said he was recording every note for posterity. After she finished playing, I thanked her and started putting away my recorder. As I turned to leave she said something like “Hey, I’m actually waiting on my friend. We were going to play together, and you should come back.”
I went and got a cup of coffee, and listened to the recording. It wasn’t bad by any means, but it didn’t really speak to me. On a whim, on my way back to my car, I decided to swing by where Pruitt was and see if her friend was there. He was.
And the two of them were, to put it mildly, amazing.
Pruitt’s friend was
Of course, this was a very early Busk Break, and it would be several weeks before I would start incorporating video into the project. Now, however, Busk Break is mostly known as video project, and I like to make sure all the songs have some kind of video presence. Since a static image is boring, I’ve added a weird public domain video from the