Busk Break: Isaac Alexander Johnson and Jim Barton perform “The Highway Song”

There was something approaching a reunion of the gone-but-not-forgotten 90’s-epoch Asheville band The Spoonbenders on the streets of downtown over the weekend, as Isaac Alexander Johnson and Jim Barton busked in front of the BB&T Building. Although significant cajoling couldn’t convince them to perform one of their older tunes, Barton (on acoustic bass guitar) joined in on an unrehearsed version of Johnson’s tune “The Highway Song.” Let’s have a listen.


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