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Playing Since: 1963
Experience Level: Novice

Occupation: retired Smithsonian model maker

Gender: Male
My Instruments:
workin' on the banjo - have given up on the others...........

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Created 7/21/2006
Last Visit 10/5/2015

Grew up on Sare Road / outside Bloomington, Indiana. Back then the house count was five houses total. Last time I drove down my little dirt road I stopped counting when it got into the triple digits. They straightened my little dirt road, moved the hills and valleys; but the house my folks built is STILL right there today. Owned by the Pizzo family who bought it in 1960. My dad built a house to last...........We moved in 1960, but the tunes the hillbillies hummed when I was a kid are still inside me. And the fellows I rode bikes with along Sare Road became the nucleus for a movie called Breaking Away. The son of the folks who bought our home wrote the script for Hoosiers..........so I'm out of Bloomington, but Bloomington ain't out of me.......

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