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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) 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) Soprano 4-string - Gold Tone, custom 2011
7) 2014 Mini-Banjo (Soprano 5 string) by Marvin Walker,

Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Earl, Don, Ralph, JD, Jim Reed, 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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The Leaving of Liverpool

Posted by Tom Berghan

42 people like this

Play count: 2640
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.

4 comments on “The Leaving of Liverpool”

rjs808 Says:
Thursday, June 17, 2010 @11:43:49 AM

Very nice! I enjoyed it a lot. Thanks.
GMB Says:
Thursday, June 17, 2010 @1:56:36 PM

Great job... I really enjoyed your recording! Jerry
Frailblazer Says:
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 @12:54:29 PM

Well done! Nice mix and playing.
Ho C Ying Says:
Tuesday, November 08, 2011 @1:34:55 AM

Love this song!

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