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Playing Since: 1959

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Occupation: technical writer / software trainer / Help Desk Grinch

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Age: 69

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I own a Dow Wilbur (#5). It immediately got a Steve Davis bridge and AMB Co. cryo-strings. on it. I also own a Dojo. It's great for a change of pace on stage.

Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Eddie Adcock (and Martha, of course!), Tom Gray, Don Wayne Reno, Alison Brown, Dale Reno, Jimmy Gaudreau, Drew Emmet, John Jorgenson, The Infamous Stringdusters, The Grascals,The Dixie Chicks, The Country Gentlemen (especially Classic & Reunion Bands), G2, Miles Davis, Glenn Miller

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 Bob Peelstrom replied to topic 'Eddie Adcock is selling a banjo' 6/11/2014 1:31:00 PM

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A Night in the Harem

Written/Posted by Bob Peelstrom

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Play count: 600
Size: 5,728kb, uploaded 3/16/2009 10:18:20 PM
Genre: Other / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


This is a tune I wrote for the Dojo. There are some hairy changes in the "B" part (it's really the Bb part...).
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Back to the Old Double-Wide

Posted by Bob Peelstrom, written by Doug Hazard

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Play count: 1437
Size: 6,134kb, uploaded 12/7/2006 10:19:56 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


This tongue-in-cheek version of a classic bluegrass theme was penned by Doug Hazard.
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Fall

Posted by Bob Peelstrom, written by Doug Hazard

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Play count: 22
Size: 4,214kb, uploaded 2/3/2014 4:38:08 AM
Genre: Jazz / Playing Style: Other


Here's another 1984 tune where I switched to bass.
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Harem - banjo version

Written/Posted by Bob Peelstrom

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2 people like this

Play count: 210
Size: 4,886kb, uploaded 1/24/2010 8:28:58 PM
Genre: Other / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


This is a more recent cut of "Night in the Harem." I think I like the percussiveess of the banjo over the funkiness of the Dojo.
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Long Hard Rain

Posted by Bob Peelstrom, written by Doug Hazard

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5 people like this

Play count: 1291
Size: 5,416kb, uploaded 12/7/2006 10:06:20 AM
Genre: Country / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Doug Hazard wrote this tune. I think it shows how electric guitar and banjo can co-exist tastefully...
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Rawhide

Posted by Bob Peelstrom, written by Bill Monroe

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Play count: 51
Size: 2,198kb, uploaded 2/3/2014 4:35:29 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Other


This ancient recording is from 1984, when I would switch to mandolin for a few numbers.
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Redwing

Posted by Bob Peelstrom, written by P. Domain

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8 people like this

Play count: 1543
Size: 604kb, uploaded 12/7/2006 10:02:13 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Doug Hazard is playing the lead on mandolin while I re-create the tenor part I use with Eddie Adcock's guitar.
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Sometimes She Forgets

Posted by Bob Peelstrom, written by Steve Earle

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Play count: 380
Size: 3,214kb, uploaded 7/21/2010 12:13:36 PM
Genre: Country / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


I uploaded this to show beginners that simple backup can be very effective. Everything you do on banjo doesn't have to be a brain-teaser or flashy. Doug Hazard is singing lead and Lisa Ferguson is doing the harmony.
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You Don't Love Me Any More

Posted by Bob Peelstrom, written by Buddy Holley

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Play count: 842
Size: 4,074kb, uploaded 3/16/2009 10:27:32 PM
Genre: Country / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Yes, this is the Buddy Holley tune. I've included it because it's got that nice spot for my favorite descending figure. When you stop and think about it, it's like the descending figure Don Reno used at the end of "Remington Ride".
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