Visit Peghead Nation - Bill Evans Lessons

Blog

Music

Photos

Videos

View Tom Berghan's Homepage

Friends

Tabs

Reviews


View Tom Berghan's Homepage

Read Tom Berghan's Bio

Contact Tom Berghan

You must sign into your myHangout account in order to contact Tom Berghan.
www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/tom/

Playing Since: 2009

Experience Level: Expert/Professional

Tom Berghan has made 90 recent additions to Banjo Hangout 

Interests:
[Socializing] [Helping]

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!

Classified Rating: (+1)
Rate this Member

Profile Info:
Visible to: Public
Created 6/23/2009
Last Visit 12/7/2016


MyFeed

Click for Details

 Tom Berghan replied to topic 'Shenandoah - Clawhammer' 12/5/2016 8:10:25 AM

Click for Details

 Tom Berghan replied to topic 'Belle of Lexington' 12/5/2016 8:04:00 AM

Click for Details

 Tom Berghan replied to topic 'Made the local news!' 12/4/2016 5:18:47 PM

Click for Details

 Tom Berghan replied to topic 'What tuning is most used?' 12/3/2016 11:37:34 AM

Click for Details

 Tom Berghan replied to topic 'I only JUST discovered Mento Music!' 12/3/2016 10:45:42 AM

Click for Details

 Tom Berghan replied to topic ' "Basin Street Blues'' ..... some help with.' 12/2/2016 10:35:53 PM

Click for Details

 Tom Berghan replied to topic 'Freddie Green & the Tenor Guitar' 12/2/2016 9:40:14 PM

Click for Details

 Tom Berghan posted forum topic 'I only JUST discovered Mento Music!' 12/2/2016 6:30:30 PM

Click for Details

 Tom Berghan replied to topic 'Hide vs plastic head' 12/1/2016 11:11:58 AM

Click for Details

 Tom Berghan replied to topic 'Right Hand Question' 11/27/2016 7:11:53 AM

Music Archive  |  Playlists


Tom Berghan's Music  |  Music Tom Berghan Likes

< View Entire Music Archive

Greasy Coat goes Swamp Funk

Posted by Tom Berghan

[download]  
30 people like this

Play count: 1759
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

5 comments on “Greasy Coat goes Swamp Funk”

doublestandard Says:
Saturday, August 6, 2011 @9:10:47 AM

ahhahaha wonderful, what is swamp punk? :)
Tom Berghan Says:
Saturday, August 6, 2011 @2:13:53 PM

Thanks for your kind compliment! "Swamp Funk" (not punk) is a style of dance music from the 50s 60s & 70s from Southern Louisianna, played by both blacks and whites who share the old Canjun (French Acadian) life style in the Atchafalya River Basin area. I had the pleasure of living near there, in New Orleans, and playing in and around that area for about 7 years. A wonderful part of the United States and wonderful people with a wonderful and rich culture.
banjoike Says:
Saturday, August 6, 2011 @4:34:31 PM

Real Purdy!!!!
banjoike Says:
Saturday, August 6, 2011 @4:36:02 PM

Would make a real nice soundtrack for "TrueBlood"!!
f#dead Says:
Friday, December 2, 2011 @10:21:46 PM

I hadn't heard this before... KNOCKS me over! thnx for posting.

You must sign into your myHangout account before you can post comments.


Copyright Notice:
You are allowed to post recordings of yourself performing:
- public-domain (non-copyrighted) songs
- original songs written by yourself
- songs written by someone else and licensed through ASCAP, BMI, or SESAC

Anything posted in violation of this notice may be removed by the webmaster without prior notice, and may result in your myHangout account being locked. Read complete copyright policy.

You are not logged in.
Log In


Not a member? Create an Account (FREE!)



3036 BANJO LOVERS ONLINE

HOME | FORUMS | MEMBERS | MEDIA ARCHIVE | TABS & LESSONS | CLASSIFIEDS | REVIEWS | LINKS | CALENDAR | STORE | TERMS OF USE
Viewing desktop version - switch to mobile version