David Morton recorded DeFord Bailey playing and talking about rhythm bones. Recording courtesy of the Center for Popular Music, MTSU. Click HERE to listen. You can also play it on his Player Profile Page where you can read his full profile. ...

In 1999, after returning from Bones Fest II, I used my Internet skills and found 100 websites searching for "rhythm bones" (today 15,000+). One person I discovered was Abner Jay, but I was unable to find enough about his rhythm bones playing to write an...

I have a woodworker friend named Dusty Travis. He made me several sets of rhythm bones that I absolutely love. The interesting part is that he'd never made a pair before I asked him, nor did he even know what they were. He knows wood...

Long time member, David Boyles, from Cedarburg, WI, passed away on April 28, 2021.  We met Dave at Bones Fest III and watched him in a dueling rhythm bones battle with Spike Bones. Later that day he became a Founding Member of the Rhythm Bones Society,...