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banjo noob - Posted - 06/15/2008:  17:39:12

Anyone have Copeland's Hoedown - either in its original or as done by bela fleck?

mralph - Posted - 06/15/2008:  19:28:21

I really enjoyed Bela's version of this from the live at the Quick concert.

mojo_monk - Posted - 06/15/2008:  19:39:37

You MUST listen to the "original" tune - the one Copland stole and dang near copied note-for-note: Bonaparte's Retreat by William H. "Bill" Stepp. It was recorded in 1937 by Alan Lomax and transcribed by Peggy Seeger. Here is the link to the recording:

Good luck!

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Banjoman - Posted - 06/15/2008:  19:52:27

I play both and I really don't hear it mojo monk...Maybe my ear isn't good enough to hear it.

Anyway, banjo noob, email me for "Hoedown."

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DaveInCA - Posted - 06/15/2008:  21:11:33

Despite my funky hearing (that may be the key!) I hear it, as do others:


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