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Playing Since: 2009

Experience Level: Expert/Professional

Tom Berghan has made 121 recent additions to Banjo Hangout 

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Occupation: Engineer & Musician

Gender: Male

Age: 64

My Instruments:
1) Gibson RB-250 tube & plate flange, early 70s
2) Banjo d'Amore (Orpheus) - Dan Knowles, 2011
3) 1929 Gibson TB-2, four string
4) 5-string Buck Creek - Arthur Hatfield, 2012
5) Gold Tone Fretless Bass Banjo BB-400 Custom, bass tuning EADG, 2010
6) Minstrel "early" banjo, after Joe Sweeney, by James Hartel, 2016
7) 2014 Mini-Banjo (Soprano 5 string) by Marvin Walker, http://www.banjomaker.net/


Favorite Bands/Musicians:
In general I like the "old stuff" and older styles. I admire many of today's younger "progressive" artists, most notably Rhiannon Giddens, but I have always enjoyed collecting records from the 1920s through to the early 1960s. That fifty year period of American music is my favorite: Bluegrass, Old Time, Blues, Hokum, Rags, Swing, Hillbilly, Country, & Rockabilly. That's for me!

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Andantino in G Major

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Ferdinando Carulli

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10 people like this

Play count: 236
Size: 2,877kb, uploaded 5/15/2017 9:05:42 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Classical

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Andantino in G Major, by Ferdinando Carulli


Andantino in G Major, composed by Ferdinando Carulli and published in 1825. Performed on guitar, banjo and bass banjo. "Classical" parlor guitar based on 19th century design by the La Patrie Guitar Company. Early Banjo based on the Joel Sweeney banjo circa 1840, built by James Hartel. Fretless Bass Banjo by Goldtone
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Angelina Baker

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Stephen Foster

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43 people like this

Play count: 2407
Size: 5,272kb, uploaded 9/5/2014 10:37:05 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Angelina Baker as written by Stephen Foster. This was a minstrel show tune performed by Christy’s Minstrels. It is always touchy to perform a song whose subject matter deals with slavery. I offer it with the utmost respect and reverence. It is a chapter in the American story. As I interpret it, it is a touching story of an old slave, who, in his younger years fell in love with the beautiful Angelina Baker. At the story’s end she is sold to another plantation and he is left to weep, but taking solace in playing his old jawbone. Note: The jawbone, a popular percussion instrument, was made by drying the jawbone of a donkey. With the flesh gone the teeth rattle when struck with a stick, and the side of the mandible can be rubbed with the stick to produce a kind of snare like sound.
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Arkansas Traveler

Posted by Tom Berghan

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27 people like this

Play count: 1960
Size: 2,331kb, uploaded 11/13/2010 10:49:45 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, Arkansas Traveler. Clawhammer banjo, Tenor Banjo, Bass Banjo
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Belle of Lexington

Posted by Tom Berghan

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46 people like this

Play count: 3310
Size: 5,738kb, uploaded 2/15/2010 11:04:29 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, Melodic Clawhammer, Double-C, Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla, my own arrangement. I have uploaded a PDF of the tablature. LINK: http://www.banjohangout.org/tab/browse.asp?m=bymember&v=40254
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Belle of Lexington

Posted by Tom Berghan

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32 people like this

Play count: 878
Size: 2,776kb, uploaded 9/5/2016 10:54:06 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)


Early Banjo by James Hartel, Sweeney Model Belle Breezing was born in 1860 and was a nationally known Madam in Lexington, Kentucky. Belle's first job began when she was 19 years old, in a brothel house maintained by Jenny Hill, which had the distinction of being the former residence of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln. Her final and most elaborate "Gentleman's Club" was located at 153 Megowan Street. Belle also wrote poetry. This tune, named after Belle, was first recorded in 1925 by fiddler Emmett Lundy who was born in Grayson County, Virginia on May 9, 1864
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Big Footed Man in the Sandy Lot

Posted by Tom Berghan

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29 people like this

Play count: 1720
Size: 4,017kb, uploaded 3/13/2011 6:17:47 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, Big Footed Man in the Sandy Lot. All Banjos: 5 String, 4 string Soprano, 4 string Baritone, Bass Banjo
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Big Sciota

Posted by Tom Berghan

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52 people like this

Play count: 3176
Size: 3,397kb, uploaded 2/13/2011 10:46:17 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

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Plectrum v. fingerpicks


Tom Berghan: Three banjos - Bass, Baritone and Soprano Banjos with Guitar and Rhythm Stix
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Billy in the Low Land

Posted by Tom Berghan

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67 people like this

Play count: 3901
Size: 2,865kb, uploaded 6/4/2010 11:20:13 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Billy in the low land (A&B) Third part: B-section of Billy in the low ground. Four String Banjo. Baritone Tuning. Gold Tone IT-250
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Billy in the Lowground

Posted by Tom Berghan

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50 people like this

Play count: 2842
Size: 4,099kb, uploaded 10/10/2012 6:18:29 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

In topics:
Plectrum v. fingerpicks


Tom Berghan banjo (1929 Gibson TB2), Laurence Diehl guitar (Martin)
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Bonaparte Crossing the Rockies

Posted by Tom Berghan

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27 people like this

Play count: 1556
Size: 5,766kb, uploaded 7/6/2010 6:45:24 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen


Tom Berghan, Four String GDAE (Gold Tone IT-250) 5 String gDGCD (Chuck Lee, Vintage Ovilla_ Guitar (Sawmill) (Martin DX1)
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Bonaparte's Retreat

Posted by Tom Berghan

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47 people like this

Play count: 3407
Size: 1,552kb, uploaded 11/23/2009 9:24:06 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, Based on the song originally by Pee Wee King and his Golden West Cowboys. Recorded November 23, 2009 Fretless Banjo by luthier Jason Romero
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Brigg's Breakdown

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Thomas F. Briggs

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8 people like this

Play count: 202
Size: 2,834kb, uploaded 8/8/2016 7:45:26 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)


From Briggs Banjo Instructor published in 1855. Performed on Early Banjos and a Donkey Jawbone Add Comment
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Cherokee Shuffle

Posted by Tom Berghan

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22 people like this

Play count: 2107
Size: 2,787kb, uploaded 5/8/2010 8:25:02 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Fretless Banjo with Flat-picked Guitar Banjo by Jason Romero, tuned gDGBD Guitar by Martin, DX1, tuned open G (DGDGBD)
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Church Street Polka

Posted by Tom Berghan

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7 people like this

Play count: 255
Size: 393kb, uploaded 4/17/2011 2:30:22 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Church Street Polka, for the TOTW (Tune of the week) in Clawhammer and Old Time Styles
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Ciaccona, played on the tiorba

Posted by Tom Berghan

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9 people like this

Play count: 366
Size: 3,200kb, uploaded 1/4/2010 10:40:53 PM
Genre: Other / Playing Style: Other


Tom Berghan The tiorba is a very old and obscure Italian instrument in the lute family. It has 14 single strings made of gut. It was popular in the 17th century. Like a banjo, the tiorba has a reentrant tuning, and I think it has a sonority somewhat similar to an open back banjo. The piece is a dance called a Ciaccona. It was composed by a famous tiorba player named Johannes Kapsberger. His name is German but he lived and worked in Italy. There is a photo of my tiorba on my home page (Also known as theorbe, or theorbo)
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Circus Jig

Posted by Tom Berghan

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12 people like this

Play count: 507
Size: 3,336kb, uploaded 10/11/2016 10:50:51 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)


From Briggs Banjo Instructor 1855
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Clinch Mountain Backstep

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Ralph Stanley

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24 people like this

Play count: 1417
Size: 6,659kb, uploaded 1/28/2014 1:55:21 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan, 5-string banjo, bass banjo, snare
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Cluck Old Hen goes Rockabilly

Posted by Tom Berghan

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38 people like this

Play count: 2300
Size: 2,270kb, uploaded 7/4/2011 10:06:55 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, all instruments
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Coleman's March

Posted by Tom Berghan

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42 people like this

Play count: 3851
Size: 5,158kb, uploaded 1/30/2010 11:47:22 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Clawhammer - Banjo: Double C, Guitar: Open C - - Joe Coleman, a shoemaker, was accused of stabbing his wife to death near the town of Slate Fork, Adair County, Kentucky, as recorded in the Burkesville Herald Almanac for 1899. Convicted on circumstantial evidence and the testimony of his sister-in-law who was living with them at the time, Coleman was tried in nearby Cumberland County and sentenced to death. While being driven to the place of execution in a two-wheeled ox cart, Coleman sat on his coffin and played a tune that has come down as "Coleman's March." Coleman protested his innocence to the last. Also attached to the tune is the legend that before Coleman was hanged he offered his fiddle to anyone who could play the tune as well as he, and at least one source identified a Kentucky fiddler named Franz Prewitt as the recipient. Prewitt's descendants remembered him as having been indeed a fine fiddler. The tune dates back to the 18th century British Isles. It is known by various names, one being “Old Hickory” after President Andrew Jackson.
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Come Come Ye Saints

Posted by Tom Berghan

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5 people like this

Play count: 293
Size: 10,031kb, uploaded 9/30/2014 4:20:34 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Classical


A Mormon Hymn from 1846. Cassie Webster vocal, Tom Berghan banjo, Stephen Stubbs classical guitar, Tekla Cunningham violin, Brandon Vance violin
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Cripple Creek - Banjo Band

Posted by Tom Berghan

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77 people like this

Play count: 4140
Size: 2,570kb, uploaded 5/22/2011 12:45:30 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


5-String, Soprano 4-String, and Fretless Bass Banjos, plus running commentary! ;-)
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Cripple Creek - double-C

Posted by Tom Berghan

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35 people like this

Play count: 2689
Size: 955kb, uploaded 9/20/2009 12:57:48 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Clawhammer, recorded September 20, 2009. Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla 2008, Kat Eyz Maple/Purpleheart bridge, Vellum Calfskin head. Pitch @ 415 - I got a gal at the head of the creek Goin up t' see her 'bout the middle of the week Kiss her on the mouth, just as sweet as any wine Wraps herself around me like a sweet potatoe vine
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Cronin's Hornpipe

Posted by Tom Berghan

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9 people like this

Play count: 361
Size: 3,338kb, uploaded 8/24/2010 3:50:16 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Cronin's Hornpipe, Four String Baritone Banjo GDAE (Gold Tone IT-250), Guitar, Recorded July 19, 2010
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Cuckoo's Nest

Posted by Tom Berghan

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12 people like this

Play count: 768
Size: 1,504kb, uploaded 7/10/2010 2:58:47 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Clawhammer, Chuck Lee, Vintage Ovilla
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Cuckoo's Nest, Mark Johnson & Tom Berghan

Posted by Tom Berghan

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4 people like this

Play count: 255
Size: 2,160kb, uploaded 4/10/2011 4:34:37 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Mark Johnson & Tom Berghan, This is a duet of Clawhammer Banjo and Tenor Banjo, plus support from Ukulele, Guitar, and Wire Brushes played on paper (sheet music actually). Mark is on 5 string banjo, Tom is on 4 string banjo. Mark plays Ukulele, Tom plays Guitar and Brushes.
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Cumberland Gap

Posted by Tom Berghan

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68 people like this

Play count: 4903
Size: 4,664kb, uploaded 7/12/2010 11:28:42 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Clawhammer, recorded July 12, 2010. Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla 2008, Kat Eyz Maple/Purpleheart bridge, Vellum Calfskin head. gDGBD
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Dance Boatman Dance

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Dan Emmett

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25 people like this

Play count: 908
Size: 2,872kb, uploaded 7/23/2016 10:27:03 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)


1843. a very popular song in the Antebellum Minstrel shows. Played here with a copy of a banjo made by Joel Walker Sweeney circa 1840. The banjo was reconstructed by Luthier James Hartel. Percussion is played on a Donkey's Jawbone. The sound you hear is the teeth rattling when the jawbone is struck with the palm of the hand.
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Darling Nelly Gray

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Benjamin Russell Hanby

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13 people like this

Play count: 684
Size: 4,924kb, uploaded 8/4/2016 11:06:47 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)


From 1856, the Antebellum Period. A popular Minstrel song in support of the Abolition of Slavery. Sung in recitative style and played on early banjo stroke style. Written by Benjamin Russell Hanby, 1833-1867, who also wrote "Up on the House Top", "Jolly Old Saint Nicholas", and the hymn "Who Is He In Yonder Stall?"
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Demo of the Banjo d'Amore built by Dan Knowles of Paris TN - Nov 23, 2011

Posted by Tom Berghan

 
13 people like this

Play count: 718
Size: 5,979kb, uploaded 11/23/2011 3:09:57 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen


This was recorded just a couple of days after I received the new banjo. The banjo has four sympathetic strings which become active when the other five are plucked. This gives the instrument a silvery shimmery sound. The concept was taken from the Viola d'Amore, an instrument similar in the viola family but with with sympathetic strings which are not bowed, but activate (vibrate) when the other strings are bowed.
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Demonstration of my Gold Tone BB400 Custom Fretless Bass Banjo

Written/Posted by Tom Berghan

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3 people like this

Play count: 660
Size: 9,478kb, uploaded 11/13/2010 12:20:22 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen


This is a fretless bass banjo, 32 inch scale (like a bass guitar), 14 inch rim, calf skin head by "Earthtone." Custom built for me by Gold Tone. Silk and Silver "Guitare Basse" strings by Savarez. A special thanks from me to Wayne Rogers, founder of Gold Tone, who was an absolute pleasure to work with on this special order.
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Doin' My Time

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Jimmie Skinner

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43 people like this

Play count: 2423
Size: 4,209kb, uploaded 12/29/2013 8:38:01 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan, Banjo & Vocal
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Don't Think Twice

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Bob Dylan

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27 people like this

Play count: 1930
Size: 1,349kb, uploaded 8/1/2012 7:32:19 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


A guitar player friend stopped by to pick some and he played this old chestnut. I had not heard it in a while and it's such a pretty tune!
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Down The Road

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Lester Flatt

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39 people like this

Play count: 2214
Size: 2,833kb, uploaded 11/24/2013 9:41:02 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan, Banjo and Vocal.
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Dry & Dusty

Posted by Tom Berghan

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23 people like this

Play count: 1323
Size: 4,705kb, uploaded 10/4/2014 5:27:59 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Melody after the way Kenny Baker played it
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Eight More Miles To Louisville

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Grandpa Jones

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23 people like this

Play count: 1502
Size: 3,731kb, uploaded 3/28/2013 8:06:05 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan Vocal & Banjo - Laurence Diehl Guitar
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Farewell Trion

Posted by Tom Berghan

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13 people like this

Play count: 1016
Size: 3,231kb, uploaded 5/1/2011 8:52:15 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, Five String Clawhammer, Guitar, Four String Soprano, Baritone, and Bass Banjos
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Flop Ear'd Mule - making arrangements for the banjo

Posted by Tom Berghan

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5 people like this

Play count: 287
Size: 2,702kb, uploaded 7/16/2013 11:51:53 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Demonstration for a friend - how to take a melody, play that melody by ear, and then how to “grass it up” a little
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Flop Eared Mule

Posted by Tom Berghan

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32 people like this

Play count: 1828
Size: 2,070kb, uploaded 5/29/2011 8:01:43 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Mark Johnson Clawhammer, Tom Berghan Soprano and Bass Banjos
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Flying Cloud Cotillion

Posted by Tom Berghan

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25 people like this

Play count: 1681
Size: 3,231kb, uploaded 10/22/2011 11:06:12 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Laurence Diehl and Tom Berghan, duet between 5-string banjo and soprano banjo. The Cotillion is an older form of the Square Dance.
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Foggy Mountain Special

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Earl Scruggs

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44 people like this

Play count: 2517
Size: 3,602kb, uploaded 10/28/2012 8:12:03 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Well, Laurence and I were at again with more of what we call BoogieGrass! . . . And maybe a little BeBopGrass thrown in there too! This time we are taking a stroll down to the corner of 18th and Vine with Earl’s Foggy Mountain Special! Laurence Diehl is on Banjo (awesome!) and Tom Berghan is on Fretless Bass Banjo. If you like it, let us know and be sure to hit the like button. And, if you don’t like it, then I suggest you please consider enjoying some well aged distilled spirit and then try listening again! I can’t help it now . . . I gotta brag on my duo partner Laurence . . . you certainly just don’t hear banjo played like THIS every day!
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Good Old Mountain Dew - Take One

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Bascom Lamar Lunsford

 
10 people like this

Play count: 687
Size: 2,349kb, uploaded 8/14/2011 4:16:26 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


My first attempt ever at Bluegrass music
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Greasy Coat goes Swamp Funk

Posted by Tom Berghan

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30 people like this

Play count: 1770
Size: 2,021kb, uploaded 5/8/2011 3:00:45 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Mark Johnson Banjo and cheap guitar - Tom Berghan Fretless Bass Banjo
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Hard Times Come Again No More

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Stephen Foster

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65 people like this

Play count: 3185
Size: 2,225kb, uploaded 6/4/2014 10:21:28 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


aDF#AD . . . not Foster's original chords. I just played harmonies that sounded nice to me. I couldn't resist using a diminished chord in the chorus.
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Hard Times Come Again No More - Duet - Clawhammer and & Pickin'

Posted by Tom Berghan

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17 people like this

Play count: 981
Size: 2,946kb, uploaded 4/7/2015 6:04:03 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


jam - John Balch Clawhammer , Tom Berghan Clawhammer
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High On a Mountain

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Ola Belle Reed

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23 people like this

Play count: 1364
Size: 4,302kb, uploaded 5/27/2013 7:40:43 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan vocal and banjo. Banjo: Arthur Hatfield - Buckcreek.
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Home Sweet Home

Posted by Tom Berghan

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80 people like this

Play count: 4830
Size: 4,279kb, uploaded 12/2/2011 8:45:03 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan, Played on the Banjo d'Amore. Recorded Dec 2011
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Home Sweet Home - Duet - Clawhammer & Pickin'

Posted by Tom Berghan

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26 people like this

Play count: 1470
Size: 3,661kb, uploaded 4/7/2015 6:00:26 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


jam - John Balch Clawhammer , Tom Berghan Clawhammer
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Home Sweet Home - impromptu jam.

Posted by Tom Berghan

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20 people like this

Play count: 1156
Size: 5,793kb, uploaded 10/29/2014 10:38:52 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Home Sweet Home, unrehearsed in an impromptu jam on this lovely old tune, here in the key of D Major
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Home! Sweet Home! (song)

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by J.H. Payne & H. Bishop

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7 people like this

Play count: 446
Size: 4,200kb, uploaded 9/17/2016 9:13:22 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)


Published 1823, from the opera Clari, or the Maid of Milan. Lyrics written by John Howard Payne, an American actor, poet, playwright, and author who had most of his theatrical career and success in London. He is today most remembered as the creator of "Home! Sweet Home!", a song he wrote in 1822. Melody composed by Englishman Sir Henry Bishop. Played on an Early Banjo by James Hartel, Sweeney Model
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Hoy Hoy

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Tom Berghan plays Little Johnny Jones

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5 people like this

Play count: 158
Size: 5,838kb, uploaded 7/17/2011 7:21:52 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Other


Tom Berghan on piano and vocal with Jack Cole on guitar, live in New Orleans January 14, 1989. Club: Snug Harbor
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I Don't Want to Spoil the Party

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Lennon & McCartney

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6 people like this

Play count: 310
Size: 2,895kb, uploaded 2/21/2016 5:44:20 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


The Beatles, Originally Released on Parlophone Records Dec 4. 1964
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I Shall Be Released

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Bob Dylan

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8 people like this

Play count: 402
Size: 4,513kb, uploaded 1/11/2014 5:30:42 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan, banjo and vocal
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Ice Cold Water

Posted by Tom Berghan

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23 people like this

Play count: 1552
Size: 3,074kb, uploaded 9/2/2012 8:54:38 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Laurence Diehl - Banjo, Tom Berghan - Guitar and Vocal
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Ice Cold Water

Posted by Tom Berghan

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20 people like this

Play count: 929
Size: 3,050kb, uploaded 4/23/2016 7:08:25 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Laurence Diehl banjo, Paul Diffin bass, Tom Berghan guitar & vocal
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Jammin' on Angeline the Baker

Posted by Tom Berghan

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43 people like this

Play count: 2563
Size: 6,384kb, uploaded 9/25/2011 3:37:23 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Don Borchelt - Three Finger Banjo, Ed Britt - Clawhammer Banjo, Tom Berghan - Fretless Bass Banjo. Ed calls the bass banjo a "TubaTone" banjo . . . that's an inside joke among banjoists! ;-)
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Jenny Lind's Polka

Posted by Tom Berghan

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29 people like this

Play count: 2634
Size: 1,887kb, uploaded 1/2/2010 10:15:09 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


This dance tune was composed in 1846 as “Jenny Lind’s Lieblings-Polka,” attributed to the composer Anton Wallerstein, commemorating the "Swedish Nightingale," Johanna Maria “Jenny” Lind (1820-1887), an operatic soprano from Sweden. Jenny was so popular in Europe that P.T. Barnum signed her for 150 performances in the United States at $1,000 per show (approximately $30,000 per show at today’s rate). This is my own arrangement for 5 string banjo. If anyone is interested in the tablature I have uploaded it to the BHO. Played clawhammer, recorded January 2, 2010. Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla 2008, Kat Eyz Maple/Purpleheart bridge, Vellum Calfskin head. Pitch @415
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Jerusalem Ridge

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Bill Monroe

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Size: 5,905kb, uploaded 6/19/2013 8:19:44 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

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Tom Berghan - Soprano Banjo, Laurence Diehl - Guitar
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Jim Along Josey

Posted by Tom Berghan

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25 people like this

Play count: 680
Size: 2,659kb, uploaded 9/26/2016 10:18:23 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)


First Published in 1840. Vocal, Early Banjo, Castanets, and Donkey Jawbone
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Kitchen Girl

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 3400
Size: 2,778kb, uploaded 11/23/2010 6:13:50 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, Kitchen Girl, Clawhammer Banjo with Bass Banjo, Sawmill (gDGCD) 5-String - Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla, Fretlles Bass Banjo - Gold Tone BB-400 Custom
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L&N Rag

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Alex Hood & His Railroad Boys

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28 people like this

Play count: 1715
Size: 2,970kb, uploaded 8/6/2010 12:54:45 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

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Tom Berghan Four String Banjo GDAE (Gold Tone IT-250) and Guitar, Originally recorded by Alex Hood and His Railroad Boys in the late 1920s on the Vocalion Label. The L&N was the Louisville and Nashville Line.
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Lazy John

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 3026
Size: 4,547kb, uploaded 8/23/2010 10:49:56 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Clawhammer Banjo & Guitar. Chuck Lee - Vintage Ovilla, Martin DX1. Johnny Lee Wills, Decca Records, 1947 Johnny played banjo and fiddle, Western Swing band leader, Oklahoma & Texas, brother of Bob Wills. Recorded August 23, 2010
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Leather Britches

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 832
Size: 1,831kb, uploaded 5/30/2011 4:41:21 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


My friend the great Jim Reed on Bluegrass Banjo! I'm just trying to hang in there with some backup for Jim playing the rest of the instruments: Soprano & Bass Banjos plus some snare drum. That's my hillbilly family (Wife & Son) contributing the "Rebel Yell!" ;-)
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Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Will. S. Hays

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Play count: 406
Size: 3,534kb, uploaded 2/24/2016 8:38:04 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

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Loch Lomond

Posted by Tom Berghan

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42 people like this

Play count: 3780
Size: 5,391kb, uploaded 1/5/2010 10:57:33 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan In 1746, Bonnie Prince Charles led his supporting Scottish clans against the British on the fields of Culloden. The British won the battle, and the clans were decimated. During the purges of the highlands, thousands were lost, families and clans were destroyed, lands were seized and the people plunged into poverty, and the Scots were stripped of their tartans, music and weapons. Clans from the Loch Lomond area had followed Prince Charles in the rebellion. This folk song reflects the despair of the time. The legend of this song is that it was written by a young soldier to his sweetheart. Two of Prince Charles’ soldiers were captured in Carlisle. One was condemned to die and he wrote the song. The other was released and took the song back to Scotland to give to his colleague’s sweetheart. The low road refers to the condemned soldier’s impending death and the path of his spirit, whilst the high road is the actual road his friend must travel back to Scotland over the high and rugged hills, hence, the condemned soldier’s spirit would return via the low road and be back in Scotland first.
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Love Me With a Feeling

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Tampa Red

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Play count: 72
Size: 3,866kb, uploaded 7/17/2011 7:25:24 PM
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Tom Berghan piano and vocal with Jack Cole on guitar. Live in New Orleans January 14, 1989, Club: Snug Harbor
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Melody Banjo - Maiden Voyage

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 241
Size: 2,798kb, uploaded 6/16/2010 6:03:10 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen


Just aquired a Melody Banjo, Lyon and Healy, circa 1915. This is its maiden voyage after I spent the morning trying differnt string materials and gauges. What you hear is a combination of silk-core wound with nickel silver, KF nylon, and steel. I think it came our pretty even. What do you think?
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Minuet , Notebook for Anna Magdalena

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Christian Petzold, or J.S. Bach

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Size: 3,092kb, uploaded 6/4/2011 11:35:00 PM
Genre: Classical / Playing Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)


This is from the “Notebook for Anna Magdalena." Apparently there is some controversy over the actual authorship of this minuet. Christian Petzold is believed to have composed two of the pieces from the 1725 Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach: the familiar "Minuet in G major" (BWV Anh.II 114) and its partner piece, "Minuet in G minor" (BWV Anh.II 115). These were traditionally believed to have been composed by J.S. Bach but scholarship, particularly on the part of Hans-Joachim Schulze, has recently pointed to Petzold. The Minuet in G Major is catalogued as a BWV Anh. piece because to this day, nobody knows if Christian Petzold or J.S. Bach was the one who composed it. Petzold acted as an agent of J.S. Bach keyboard Partitas. Soprano 4 string banjo & Baritone 4-string banjo.
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My Old Kentucky Home Goodnight

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Stephen Foster

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Play count: 932
Size: 4,805kb, uploaded 7/18/2015 8:53:42 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


The most famous abolitionist anti slavery song of 19th century America, published in 1853 by Stephen Foster and made famous by Christy's Minstrels in the same year. Likely inspired by the narrative of popular anti-slavery novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin," while likely referencing imagery witnessed on his visits to the Bardstown, Kentucky farm called Federal Hill. In Foster's sketchbook, the song was originally entitled "Poor Uncle Tom, Good-Night!," but was altered by Foster as "My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night." Abolitionist Frederick Douglass thought the song stimulated "the sympathies for the slave, in which anti-slavery principles take root and flourish.
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Nashville Skyline Rag

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Bob Dylan

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16 people like this

Play count: 931
Size: 2,523kb, uploaded 12/19/2014 5:39:42 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

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Oh! Susanna

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Stephen Foster

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Play count: 453
Size: 3,840kb, uploaded 8/26/2016 7:25:07 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)


Early Banjo, Tambourine, Donkey Jawbone
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Old Home Place

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Mitch Jayne

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Play count: 1056
Size: 4,305kb, uploaded 11/29/2013 9:17:54 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan, Banjo and Vocal, Nov 27, 2013
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Old Molly Hare / Molly Put the Kettle On

Posted by Tom Berghan

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22 people like this

Play count: 1377
Size: 5,225kb, uploaded 1/21/2010 12:26:04 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Clawhammer, Double-D capo second fret, recorded January 20, 2010. Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla 2008, Kat Eyz Maple/Purpleheart bridge, Vellum Calfskin head. Pitch @ 415 Dedicated to my Niece Molly Bulger
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Old Salty Dog Blues

Posted by Tom Berghan

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15 people like this

Play count: 994
Size: 3,781kb, uploaded 11/17/2012 12:03:39 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan, Banjo & Vocal - Laurence Diehl, Guitar. Nov 2012
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Over the Waterfall

Posted by Tom Berghan

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21 people like this

Play count: 1291
Size: 4,058kb, uploaded 9/18/2011 12:28:22 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, 5 string banjo, 4 string baritone & soprano banjos, fretless bass banjo, guitar and snare drum. Septmebr 18, 2011
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Over the Waterfall

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 1978
Size: 2,566kb, uploaded 8/26/2010 9:31:13 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan: Over the Waterfall, 4 string banjo, Gold Tone IT-250, recorded August 26, 2010
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Peacock Rag

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 698
Size: 3,857kb, uploaded 9/4/2011 10:16:05 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Banjo and Guitar
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Rebel Raid

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 2289
Size: 3,057kb, uploaded 12/11/2011 8:39:25 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan - Rebel Raid – Solo on the Banjo d’Amore built by Dan Knowles, Paris TN
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Rebel Raid

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 2126
Size: 1,432kb, uploaded 12/28/2009 12:54:00 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, Banjo: Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla
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Reuben's Train

Posted by Tom Berghan

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28 people like this

Play count: 1549
Size: 3,118kb, uploaded 7/4/2015 6:33:48 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Bluegrass - A song of calamity, evil in mind, and murder
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Sally Ann

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 785
Size: 2,772kb, uploaded 8/26/2010 9:27:31 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan: Sally Ann, 4 string banjo, Gold Tone IT-250, GDAE, recorded August 26, 2010
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Salty Dog Blues

Posted by Tom Berghan

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18 people like this

Play count: 1287
Size: 3,821kb, uploaded 11/10/2012 8:19:56 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan, Banjo: Hatfield Buck Creek
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Sandy River Belle

Posted by Tom Berghan

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44 people like this

Play count: 3068
Size: 5,440kb, uploaded 4/1/2010 11:12:28 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Jammin’ on Sandy River Belle. Melodic Clawhammer. G-Standard (gDGBD) Recorded April 1, 2010. Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla 2008, Kat Eyz Maple/Purpleheart bridge, Vellum Calfskin head.
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Sandy River Belle & Cherokee Shuffle

Posted by Tom Berghan

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5 people like this

Play count: 298
Size: 3,773kb, uploaded 10/15/2011 2:57:30 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Bluegrass Banjo Solo
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Shady Grove Round

Posted by Tom Berghan

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10 people like this

Play count: 767
Size: 1,346kb, uploaded 8/7/2009 4:01:14 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Shady Grove played as a round. I heard this in a dream while walking alone through the mountains at night. Recorded August 7, 2009. Luthier and model: Chuck Lee - Vintage Ovilla - Went to see my Shady Grove She was standing in the door Her shoes and stockin's in her hand And her pretty bare feet on the floor
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Silver Dagger

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 235
Size: 4,114kb, uploaded 9/29/2014 5:32:22 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Silver Dagger: Cassie Webster vocal, Tom Berghan Banjo, Stephen Stubbs Guitar, Brandon Vance Fiddle, Tekla Cunningham Fiddle
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Sittin' on Top of the World

Posted by Tom Berghan

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17 people like this

Play count: 1000
Size: 3,180kb, uploaded 9/17/2013 7:24:28 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Berghan & Diehl – Sittin’ on Top of the World. Laurence Diehl, Banjo - Tom Berghan, Bass Banjo & Vocal - This was originally a video that Laurence made. Tom "ripped" the video's audio from YouTube, saved it as an MP3, and then added the bass, vocal, and percussion. We call the style "Swamp Grass" ;-)
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Sleep With One Eye Open

Posted by Tom Berghan

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15 people like this

Play count: 953
Size: 3,952kb, uploaded 6/6/2013 9:10:25 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


Tom Berghan - Guitar and vocal. Laurence Diehl - Banjo
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Step It Up And Go

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Blind Boy Fuller

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Play count: 936
Size: 3,428kb, uploaded 6/12/2014 10:47:46 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

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Stoney Point

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 1121
Size: 3,025kb, uploaded 6/19/2011 2:25:57 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Mark Johnson Clawhammer Banjo and Ukulele. Tom Berghan percussion, Soprano, Baritone, and Bass Banjos. “Stony Point” appears in early American music manuscripts such as Benjamin Carr’s Evening Amusement, published in Philadelphia Pennsylvania in 1796. The title of this once very-popular dance tune commemorates an embarrassing defeat for the British commander Sir Henry Clinton in 1779 at Fort Stony Point, New York, at the hands the American forces commanded by General "Mad" Anthony Wayne.
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technical explanation of swing (inequality)

Written/Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 523
Size: 7,145kb, uploaded 1/28/2010 8:38:07 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen


This little file was in response to a BHO member's question asking how to get "bounce" into their clawhammer playing.
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That'll Never Happen No More

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Tom Berghan plays Blind Blake

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Play count: 1484
Size: 5,266kb, uploaded 7/31/2011 5:35:25 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, Blind Blake's 1927 Hokum Rag "That'll Never Happen No More" played on a 2011 Godin 5Th Avenue Archtop
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The Leaving of Liverpool

Posted by Tom Berghan

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42 people like this

Play count: 2672
Size: 4,112kb, uploaded 6/17/2010 11:25:15 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan 5-string banjo, Baritone Banjo, Soprano Banjo, and Guitar.
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The Soldier's Joy

Posted by Tom Berghan

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24 people like this

Play count: 1478
Size: 1,810kb, uploaded 12/9/2009 6:18:06 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Melodic Clawhammer - Played on a Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla Recorded December 09, 2009. Double C tuning, capo 2nd fret, pitch @ A=415, Thanks to John Balch for teaching me the second variation!
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The Year of Jubilo

Posted by Tom Berghan

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49 people like this

Play count: 2822
Size: 1,793kb, uploaded 7/3/2011 9:09:21 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, Clawhammer and Bass Banjos. Originally titled "Kingdom Come," written and composed by Henry C. Work in 1862. This was a very popular song in the Minstrel Shows of the period.
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Truckin My Blues Away

Posted by Tom Berghan

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33 people like this

Play count: 2030
Size: 5,102kb, uploaded 11/4/2011 11:33:12 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Laurence Diehl - banjo, Tom Berghan – guitar, vocal, washboard, bass banjo
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Turkey in the Straw + Chicken Reel

Posted by Tom Berghan

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12 people like this

Play count: 769
Size: 1,756kb, uploaded 12/9/2009 9:50:08 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Melodic Clawhammer - Played on a Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla Recorded December 09, 2009. Double C tuning, pitch @ A=415
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Variations on Red Haired Boy

Posted by Tom Berghan

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8 people like this

Play count: 524
Size: 3,003kb, uploaded 1/19/2010 11:20:18 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Clawhammer, Standard-G capo second fret, recorded January 19, 2010. Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla 2008, Kat Eyz Maple/Purpleheart bridge, Vellum Calfskin head. Pitch @ 415
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Waterbound

Posted by Tom Berghan

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25 people like this

Play count: 1785
Size: 1,238kb, uploaded 11/22/2009 5:22:01 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Clawhammer FRETTED - Played on a Chuck Lee Vintage Ovilla Recorded Nov 22, 2009
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Waterbound

Posted by Tom Berghan

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11 people like this

Play count: 965
Size: 1,260kb, uploaded 11/22/2009 5:23:07 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan Clawhammer FRETLESS - Played on a Jason Romero Fretless Recorded Nov 22, 2009
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Wayfaring Stranger

Posted by Tom Berghan

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29 people like this

Play count: 1035
Size: 5,786kb, uploaded 2/6/2017 8:28:23 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


American Traditional. Earliest known documented version 1784. Performed on Gourd Banjo with Vocal. Gourd Banjo by Noah Cline.
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Waynesboro

Posted by Tom Berghan

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20 people like this

Play count: 1243
Size: 3,212kb, uploaded 8/26/2010 9:29:29 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan: Waynesboro, 4 string banjo, Gold Tone IT-250, GDAE, recorded August 26, 2010
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Waynesboro with octave strings

Posted by Tom Berghan

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4 people like this

Play count: 72
Size: 4,016kb, uploaded 10/13/2014 3:12:29 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

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Whiskey Before Breakfast

Posted by Tom Berghan

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10 people like this

Play count: 723
Size: 966kb, uploaded 2/6/2011 8:31:49 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, Four String Soprano Banjo accompanied by Rhythm Stix
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Whiskey Before Breakfast

Posted by Tom Berghan

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37 people like this

Play count: 2782
Size: 1,541kb, uploaded 6/6/2010 8:01:17 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time


Tom Berghan, Four String Baritone Banjo, Gold Tone IT-250, GDAE
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Wildwood Flower

Posted by Tom Berghan, written by Joseph Philbrick Webster

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14 people like this

Play count: 811
Size: 3,854kb, uploaded 8/8/2015 5:19:28 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)


"I'll Twine 'Mid the Ringlets", published in 1860. Music by composer Joseph Philbrick Webster, lyrics attributed to Maud Irving. Better known today as The Wildwood Flower
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