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Paul R replied to topic 'Slowing Down with Age - Is This Common Clawhammer Players or Just Me' 1 day
Playing Since: 2008
Experience Level: Novice
Occupation: University Administrator
Homemade Boucher fretless reproduction, Vega Style-N with homemade fretless 5-string neck
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My loves are old tools and old time music. I just finished a reproduction Boucher fretless minstrel banjo made entirely with hand tools, most of them from the 19th century. I am a lifelong bluegrass fan, but prefer clawhammer style banjo and these days I mostly listen to old time music. I have fallen in love with minstrel stroke style and learning about the early history of the banjo and learning about the music played by slaves. I especially like songs about biscuits, possums, hogs, mules, roosters, and corn liquor.
'ABS Banjo Mic' 2 hrs