Posted by haystack on Friday, May 17, 2013
I was very fortunate to have the instruments available when I was growing up. Dad had mandolin, guitar, fiddle, dobro, and banjo that I could play with, as long as I was careful with them. I can remember, at about 4 years of age, plugging in the radio, amplifier and dads lap steel. Something shorted out, and all 3 of them were smoked. Dad, when he was 14 was playing square dances on a fiddle he had made out of a wooden cigar box. He cut the hair from their horses tail to hair the bow he had made. I was sent this link by a friend that I flew helicopters with in Vietnam. It shows the ingenuity of people, who, when they want to play music, will find a way. Reminded me of Dad and what he did so he could playr music. http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?UJrSUHK9Luw
Friday, May 17, 2013 @11:19:59 AM
If the link doesn't work go to you tube and look for the Landfill Harmonic Orchastra. Jim
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