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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: 3,336kb, uploaded 1/29/2007 6:13:36 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
This song is frequently sung at funerals. I like to sing it with friends and family. Reminds me of good times yet to be.
on “Frailin - Gone Home”
||Don Borchelt Says:|
Saturday, March 3, 2007 @9:46:49 AM
An old musician friend of mine passed away last week. We should have sung this at his funeral. Nicely done.
Monday, March 12, 2007 @8:33:10 PM
yes nicely done,you are the man frailin.i like that song.that is done like it should have been.thank you very much frailin.
Monday, March 19, 2007 @1:35:36 PM
Gorgeous, man. Simply gorgeous.
Monday, May 28, 2007 @12:37:17 AM
Nice song, beautifully done! If you ever need a harmony vocal for this song just come on down and visit Tasmania.
Wednesday, May 30, 2007 @9:04:16 PM
Mighty purty...it cuts right thru me. Very melancholy...sweet and sad at the same time.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 @3:27:10 PM
||darryl k. Says:|
Friday, August 29, 2008 @6:30:38 PM
top notch....again. Great song too.
Saturday, October 4, 2008 @10:44:27 AM
i really like the way you did this one
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