Bluegrass Players Make Rafters Ring
The bluegrass quintet We RNA String Band performed in the atrium of the Clinical Research Center on Nov. 10.
Band members include NIH director Dr. Francis Collins and Dr. Ivan Vujkovic-Cvijin on guitar, Dr. John Tisdale on bass, Dr. Dominic Golec on mandolin and Dr. William Sears on fiddle. “It was great fun!” said Collins, who also played piano.
The setlist included Whiskey Before Breakfast, Temperance Reel, Angeline the Baker, Ashokan Farewell, House of the Rising Sun, Cherokee Shuffle, Redwing, Milkcow Blues, Old Joe Clark, Tennessee Waltz and Orange Blossom Special.