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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: 2,446kb, uploaded 5/6/2007 11:52:36 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
A great song about eatin' Rabbit.
on “Singleton Street - Rabbit in a Log”
Sunday, May 6, 2007 @3:16:30 PM
You are one helluva clawhammer player!
Wednesday, May 9, 2007 @10:52:21 PM
Craig, I'd of given you 6 stars if I coulda.
Mmm...maybe I'll have to snatch this one up too, Muh-ha-ha!
Sunday, September 16, 2007 @8:26:26 PM
A classic that ain't done nearly as much as it orta be done. Thanks.
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 @11:00:26 PM
Craig you almost turn me from 3 finger to Clawhammer ,you rite good and i love your music ,you know why i dont play clawhammer ,i cant,but you are good enough for both of us
||Big Doug Nez Says:|
Monday, September 15, 2008 @7:21:09 AM
I'm inspired. I'm on my way out the door to go rabbit hunting. I would ride my Vincent Black Lightning if I had one.
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