Banjo Hangout Logo
Banjo Hangout Logo

Premier Sponsors

Banjo Lovers Online

Learning "Old Time Sally Ann" ( Double D ) and "Nellie Gray"

Posted by erikforgod on Thursday, February 23, 2012

likes this

I am going to work out these two next tunes "Old Time Sally Ann" "Darling Nellie Gray" and then try to not learn any new ones for a while as I try to perfect what I have recently learned. I also recently posted "Old Susanna" and Mike Iversons version of John Prines "Paradise" "Crippled Creek" and "Good Ole Mountain Dew"

The purpose of my videos is not to play perfectly but record my journey as much as better..the good, the bad and the ugly. Over-all, I am very pleased with my progress and having a great time!!

2 comments on “Learning "Old Time Sally Ann" ( Double D ) and "Nellie Gray"”

JanetB Says:
Saturday, February 25, 2012 @8:34:35 AM

Two outstanding choices, and the goal of perfecting them before moving on is wise. If you go as fast as me, you forget half of what you learned. :( I was just looking at Sail Away Ladies as performed by J.P. Fraley and wonder if it will be related to your old time Sally Ann. And Kit and I just sang Darlin' Nellie this week. The melody and words make it the classic that it is. Please post them when you're done, and I need to check out your music files as well.


erikforgod Says:
Saturday, February 25, 2012 @1:50:01 PM

Thanks Janet! - One thing I do is when I learn a song I add it to my pratice and warm-up routine that way I play them every day. I believe repetition and routine "The two "RRs" brings consistent steady improvement. What I dont want to do is burn out on a bunch of tunes. I post alot of simple clawhammer tunes with vocals quite often which are simple and fun to play, but a good instrumental..these take me longer to work out and I try not to learn to many of them at once.

You must sign into your myHangout account before you can post comments.

More posts from erikforgod

Newest Posts

More >  

Hangout Network Help

View All Topics  |  View Categories