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Playing Since: 1968
Experience Level: Purty Good
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Occupation: Web publisher (Autism Hangout dotcom), writer, teacher and now, documentarian! Yee-ha!
Right now I play 2 Chuck Lee Marble Falls, both with Bill Rickard tubaphone tone rings. I love sampling other banjos, but have settled on Chuck's for their consistent performance (legendary neck sensitivity) and sound.
For 10 years I played "Old Time Gospel and Bluegrass" with a MPLS-based group called Singleton Street. We've recorded two CDs: "Wingin' It", our Gospel music and "Almost Live" our first CD.
My old-timey group is the Eelpout Stringers. These guys are great fun! Check out some of our music on my MP3 page. Other cuts also found at: www.eelpoutstringers.com
Got LOTs of influences. From Unca Dave Macon and Stringbean right up to several of today's performers (i.e. Dwight Diller, Mac Benford, Mark Schatz and Joe Newberry). My favorite of all time though, is "Old Wide Load"... Tommy Thompson of the Red Clay Ramblers. And someone here on the hangout that's incredible is frailblazer (Ric Hollander).
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Size: 4,564kb, uploaded 12/17/2006 3:45:29 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
Ok, so it's not a Christmas song. But we really, really like this number. Hope you do, too!
on “Singleton Street - Angel Band”
||Don Borchelt Says:|
Sunday, December 17, 2006 @5:48:15 PM
How can such sweet sounds come forth from mere mortals?
Sunday, December 17, 2006 @5:57:54 PM
GRACE! Gotta be!
Tuesday, January 2, 2007 @1:50:32 AM
Great singing. Wonderful job.
Saturday, February 10, 2007 @12:01:00 PM
Wow!!! So Sweet and yes as the title states, "angelic". One of those tunes that takes you back and makes you look forward to going, "Home". Thanks for sharing.
Monday, February 26, 2007 @5:01:42 PM
||The BellyCaster Says:|
Saturday, August 18, 2007 @10:54:24 PM
A wonderful rendition!
Monday, August 11, 2008 @1:07:33 PM
First heard this song at a funeral. Played by a bluegrass gospel group, since this was the favorite music of the deceased.
You really nailed it.
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