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Playing Since: 1976

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Stelling Staghorn - SN#2284 - Built in 1982, Bart Reiter Special - SN#414 - Built in1990. Vega (Deering) Long Neck - SN#091174019656 - Built in September of 2001, S. S. Stewart Banjerine - SN#9459 - Built between 1890 &1894, Bill Van Horn Gourd Banjo - Built in 2006 - Gold Tone Cello Banjo...

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The artists that have had the most influence on my music: Doc Watson, Bruce (Utah) Phillips, Glen Orlin, Art Rosenbaum, Ken Perlman, Norman Blake, John Prine, Gordon Lightfoot, Bill Monroe, Woody Guthrie, Tony Rice, David Grisman, Bela Fleck, Bill Staines, Laurie Lewis, Tim O'Brien, Matt Flinner, Burl Ives, Bob Nolan, and Bob Wills.

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Sage Hen

Written/Posted by Bluesage

40 people like this

Play count: 2876
Size: 1,390kb, uploaded 10/27/2006 11:46:58 PM
Genre: Other / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

One of many originals I've written and never recorded! I'll eventually put out an instrumental clawhammer CD...

8 comments on “Sage Hen”

stanger Says:
Wednesday, November 01, 2006 @2:12:07 PM

The tune fits the bird- beautiful, noble, and fast flying. More originals, please!
ee387 Says:
Friday, November 03, 2006 @8:52:58 PM

I really appreciate and enjoy your music.  I wish I could play half that well as a three-finger picker.

Doug Knecht

MrSrubas Says:
Saturday, November 04, 2006 @1:50:39 PM

Amazing Mike. Simply amazing.
mainejohn Says:
Friday, February 02, 2007 @7:49:26 PM

Absolutely phenomonal! Thanks for sharing.
ScottK Says:
Saturday, May 26, 2007 @12:39:08 PM

Man, I can't wait for that instrumental CD!  Great tune and wonderful playing!  Scott
john fincher Says:
Thursday, July 31, 2008 @4:46:58 AM

Great tune, beautifully structured a virtuoso performance.
Big Dan Says:
Thursday, May 14, 2009 @1:14:48 PM

Your music has been a big influence on me as I've been learning clawhammer. Thanks for another healthy serving of inspiration. That was blistering! Best regards, Dan.
Thursday, May 06, 2010 @12:20:13 PM

There is some thing about your playing that is so good and so familiar.....ELWOOD

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