- --On Tuesday, September 3, 2002 4:39 PM +0000 Deliberate Strangers
> Last Wednesday night I had the pleasure of catching a show at Quiet StormTom's description made me go snooping and I found Eller's webpage at
> by a feller named Curtis Eller. I've rarely by so riveted. Curtis sings
> and accompanies himself on banjo and uke. Plus he yodels. Think Dock
> Boggs meets Tom Waits at Reid Paley's Brooklyn abode and you're in the
> ballpark. This was a solo show, but he also has a band called American
> Circus. His songs are so dark that they make The Strangers seem like an
> episode of the Tele-Tubbies. That said, I highly recomend checking him
> out if you have a chance.
<http://www.curtiseller.com>. He has several mp3s -- I only listened to
one because they take a while to load, but if you like banjo, check him
out. "The Execution of Black Diamond" is pretty dark.