if anyone gets the chance you need to see the interview of roger smith. it really open your eyes to what the early bg guys went thru to further this great music. roger also talks about monroe & bean blossom.roger played for monroe & tells the history of bean blossom. any one that is anybody in bg in indiana was taught by this man. i had the pleasure of learning the banjo from both david hedrick & roger smith. this interview was recorded by david hedrick at rogers home.Add Comment
owlcreekdan has 56 friends. View entire friends list.
rupickin5 posted a forum topic 'Are there differences in a Vega Whyte Laydie w/ an Oliver Ditson badge?' 4 days
Playing Since: 1968
Experience Level: Purty Good
[Teaching] [Jamming] [Socializing] [Helping]
Occupation: retired 11/1/14
rb-5 gibson mastertone/cardin with huber tone ring
lrb,doyle lawson,j.d. crowe,bill emerson,blue highway,iii tyme out.ronnie stewart,dan tyminski band,tony rice,terry baucom,sammy shelor,john hartford,dave hedrick,jack hicks,the box cars,weed patch boys/bernard lee.mike scott,bill blaylock,steve huber,mr. monroe,hamilton creek & roger smith
Classified Rating: not rated
Rate this Member
Visible to: Public
Last Visit 8/17/2019
grew up 5 miles from bean blossom so i got to see all the legends.blessed to have dave hedrick and roger smith as my banjo teachers. have played in numerous bands such as the brown county boys,reel tyme string band and now play in a great band based here in nashville,indiana, hamilton creek.looking forward to seeing everyone at the greatest bgf in the world, bean blossom at the bill monroe music park.
'Chilling Effect' 1 hr