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Playing Since: 2009
Experience Level: Expert/Professional
Tom Berghan has made 101 recent additions to Banjo Hangout
Occupation: Engineer & Musician
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/
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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by Tom Berghan
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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! ;-)
on “Cripple Creek - Banjo Band”
Sunday, May 22, 2011 @2:48:11 PM
tom thats as pretty as they come,im very happy to be the first to comment,you dont get no better buddy
||David M Says:|
Monday, May 23, 2011 @1:26:10 AM
Great version Tom..!
Monday, May 23, 2011 @8:41:26 AM
I love it, Tom!
Monday, May 23, 2011 @1:19:48 PM
that was very very good i enjoyed it very much
||Dan Knowles Says:|
Thursday, December 22, 2011 @6:32:16 PM
I thought I was the only crazy person to attempt this until tonight... I love what you've done . THIS IS GREAT FUN!!!!!
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