Baby Gramps

Baby Gramps

Baby Gramps is a steel guitar performer from the Northwest USA, famous for his palindromes. Baby Gramps started performing 1964 and is still playing professionally in 2006.

Baby Gramps plays a mixture of styles and eras including traditional blues, children's and labor songs, and his own compositions. His busy and unusual guitar style includes flat and finger picking, and "chording" with the back of his hand and his elbow. His singing styles include throat singing. His performance is based in part on improvisation and he often encourages audience... more