Bill Ledbetter Productions Recording Studio

Critter Tube – Sliding King Snake

A welcome visitor to our yard this past spring, this beautiful speckled king snake was making sure we were copperhead free. The mating water moccasins captured at the end were filmed on the Black Warrior River in Tuscaloosa a few…
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Bud Ledbetter Sessions: Dark Hollow

“Dark Hollow” has always been a favorite in our family picking sessions, especially the Grateful Dead version from their 1988 Acoustic release, Reckoning. According to Wikipedia, this tune was made popular by the Grateful Dead’s early 70s recording. Originally written…
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Random Jam Lightning Solo

I wrote “Lightning Cracks the Sky” in 2002 and recorded it a few times by myself over the years, but this was the first or second time we all played it together as a band, and we were stretching it…
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Bud Ledbetter Sessions: Rolling in My Sweet Baby’s Arms

This month marks a year I started working with Bud and Joe on a recording project to capture Bud playing and singing some of his favorite old-time bluegrass and hillbilly songs with Joe laying down the bass. Early on, we…
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Is 2016 Over Yet??

I’m not going to be cynical on this beloved holiday, but 2016 pretty much sucked for a lot of people. Lo and behold, the sky still looms above us, even in multi colored shades of confusion. We still hold on…
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Dead Flowers

Back in 2002, I was living in an apartment on Monte Sano Mountain in Huntsville and my folks drove up from Dothan and brought Wil with them so we could all go to NASA Family Fun Day, where I was…
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