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Playing Since: 2009
Experience Level: Expert/Professional
Tom Berghan has made 119 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, written by Tom Berghan plays Blind Blake
Play count: 1484
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Size: 5,266kb, uploaded 7/31/2011 5:35:25 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
Tom Berghan, Blind Blake's 1927 Hokum Rag "That'll Never Happen No More" played on a 2011 Godin 5Th Avenue Archtop
on “That'll Never Happen No More”
Sunday, July 31, 2011 @8:49:42 PM
feel good music all around.
Monday, August 1, 2011 @10:58:07 AM
Another great one, Tom!!
Thursday, April 19, 2012 @2:23:41 PM
Great rendition of Blind Blake's tune!
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