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Border Line

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Size: 2,503kb, uploaded 8/7/2014 6:39:12 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

Accompanied by Jay Tinsman-guitar and Jeff Wisor-fiddle. me also on dobro. Open G tuning. Key of G minor. One of the first instrumentals I composed.

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Cowboys and Indians

Posted by Billy Wheeler, written by Bill Emerson

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Size: 2,324kb, uploaded 2/20/2010 3:32:49 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

Key of Cm/C. 4th tuned down.

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Crossing The Blue Ridge

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Size: 2,359kb, uploaded 6/23/2009 12:04:17 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

Key of G, with Sax.

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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

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Size: 1,268kb, uploaded 12/18/2011 2:17:31 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

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Greensleeves

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Size: 1,296kb, uploaded 2/13/2014 9:22:30 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

Ancient English folk song, first published in 1652. Played here on my 5-string and accompanied on my 10-string. Vega banjo and Sho~Bud pedal steel.

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Let It Snow !

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Size: 1,309kb, uploaded 7/14/2012 4:32:09 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

for all the hot pickers.

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Nashville Blues

Posted by Billy Wheeler, written by Earl Scruggs

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Size: 1,997kb, uploaded 8/4/2010 3:24:31 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

D minor tuning. I learned it from the Flatt and Scruggs album, "Town and Country".

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Soldiers Joy

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Size: 1,663kb, uploaded 8/6/2009 8:27:37 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

This tune pre-dates the Civil War. Key of C, with the 4th tuned down.

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The Legend

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Size: 1,958kb, uploaded 8/10/2010 1:16:42 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

G minor tuning (2nd string lowered to B flat). Jay Tinsman: rhythm guitar. Keith George: lead guitar. Paul Hope: bass. Gordon Smith: drums. Engineer: Bill McElroy. From my instrumental album, "North Virginia Blues". I also recorded this with Cliff Waldron and The New Shades of Grass.

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Yesterday

Posted by Billy Wheeler, written by Lennon/McCartney

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Size: 1,177kb, uploaded 9/15/2010 2:29:17 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

I learned this from Bill Emerson's recording with The Country Gentlemen. This is my Vega V.I.P. banjo. Open G tuning/Key of C.

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