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Playing Since: 2009

Experience Level: Purty Good

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Occupation: Professional Musician until age 37, now I am an Engineer

Gender: Male

Age: 62

My Instruments:
1) Chuck Lee - Vintage Ovilla made in 2008, 12" hardrock maple rim, Kat Eyz bridge - Old Maple and Purpleheart, W.D. Miller Vellum Calfskin head
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) Soprano 4-string - Gold Tone, custom 2011
7) 2014 Mini-Banjo (Soprano 5 string) by Marvin Walker, http://www.banjomaker.net/


Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Earl, Don, Ralph, JD, Jim Mills. I like the "old stuff" and older styles. I admire many of today's younger "progressive" artists, 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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Turkey in the Straw + Chicken Reel

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Play count: 728
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

1 comment on “Turkey in the Straw + Chicken Reel”

f#dead Says:
Wednesday, December 09, 2009 @10:22:24 PM

Sweet and clean, nicely done. thnx for posting.

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