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I Wish I'd started years ago!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Well, to anybody who is interested I wish I'd started years ago. (Don't we all). Was bought a book for Christmas Called O'Carolan for the 5 string Banjo by Ron Hughes. The Pieces that he has chosen are fantastic. I have now started to learn the wonderful tune called Baptist Johnson which for me is a real step up in class and right out of my comfort zone. I have found that with this instrument it appears to be slowly softly catch a monkey but what a frustrating instrument this is. 90% of the time it appears to be 2 forward 1 back and I just want to throw in the towel.Occasionally I hit it and it sounds not too bad. I love Irish Music and hopefully this will give me an opportunity to learn some cracking tunes and then enjoy the Craic!!!

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The journey has begun

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 2 comments

Playing Since: 2010
Experience Level: Novice

Interests:
[Socializing]

Gender: Male
Age: 60

My Instruments:
Stelling Swallowtail

Favorite Bands/Musicians:
Most of the bluegrass bands

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Created 7/29/2010
Last Visit 2/3/2017

Interested in all types of banjo music. Looking for like minded novices for help and support on the journey through the rocky road of banjo playing!

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