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

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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
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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
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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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Variations on Red Haired Boy

Posted by Tom Berghan

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Play count: 497
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

3 comments on “Variations on Red Haired Boy”

ELWOOD Says:
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @7:34:43 AM

This is exceptional, I fail to see that it needs "tightening up"
strokestyle Says:
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @2:28:14 PM

Lovely!
Cotton Says:
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 @4:33:35 PM

very good! I have been trying to play this, am not there yet!

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