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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: 3,724kb, uploaded 5/7/2007 2:07:45 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
Jimmy our bass player sings this. One of our most requested numbers. Great love story about a guy, a girl and a fabled motorcycle
on “Singleton Street - Vincent Black Lightning”
Monday, May 7, 2007 @3:44:33 PM
Soooo cool!!! I've never heard that tune before. Great lyrics and clawhammer, of course!
Thursday, May 17, 2007 @5:21:07 PM
This is a great arrangement of this song.
Saturday, May 19, 2007 @11:42:07 AM
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Saturday, June 2, 2007 @5:41:38 PM
when I've gone to see Del McCoury, people always holler out for this one. You all do a real nice job with it!
||Bob Robert Says:|
Sunday, October 21, 2007 @3:39:08 AM
Man, I am lovin' this one! I just heard it for the first time a few days ago, and I'll bet I've listened to it a dozen times so far.
Thursday, April 9, 2009 @10:43:16 PM
I started viewing your homepage and became hooked, right under my chin. You and all the gang have more fun and it show in your music. Strong beat, clear sound with great tunes. I started viewing and listening tonight at 10pm and here it is almost 2am. Where did the time go? I too much fun. You are more than purty good. Thanks for the friendship. I will come to your site more often.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 @12:59:42 AM
I had a Vincent Black Lightnjng and a red-headed girl. Not at the same time, tho. You can see the red-headed lady (playin' my banjo) on my homepage photos.
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