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Chapter5k - Forked Deer

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Size: 1,530kb, uploaded 2/5/2011 6:06:48 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Part of a series of recordings based on the tablature from the book "Clawhammer Banjo" by Miles Krassen. Uses classical C tuning, raised a whole step to D. I also recommend listening to the excellent recording of Forked Deer by Charlie Bowman and his Brothers. (Instrument: Bart Reiter Round Peak)

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Chapter5l - New River Train

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Size: 2,450kb, uploaded 2/5/2011 6:11:31 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Part of a series of recordings based on the tablature from the book "Clawhammer Banjo" by Miles Krassen. It is highly recommended to listen to Wade Ward playing "New River Train", on the CD "The Music of Roscoe Holcomb and Wade Ward". (Instrument: Bart Reiter Round Peak)

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Cumberland Gap (from Marion Reece)

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Size: 1,745kb, uploaded 2/19/2012 11:27:29 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Based on Marion Reece's beautiful and unique fiddle version. Played by Bob Lanham on a Bart Reiter Bacophone-Plus banjo. Tuning: gEADE.

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Cumberland Gap (from Wade Ward)

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Size: 1,401kb, uploaded 10/6/2012 1:58:51 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Here is Cumberland Gap in the style of Wade Ward, played by Bob Lanham. Ward's recording is on the album "The Music of Roscoe Holcomb and Wade Ward." The tuning is aDGCF, and is played on a Bart Reiter Round Peak banjo.

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Danville Girl

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Size: 873kb, uploaded 11/8/2014 5:48:20 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Learned from a Dock Boggs recording, Danville Girl uses the tuning f#DGAD. Played here by Bob Lanham on a Gold Tone White Ladye, old-time 3-finger style.

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Darlin' Cora

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Size: 2,146kb, uploaded 8/14/2011 1:37:46 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Darlin' Cora 2-finger style. Based on Pete Seeger's tab, which is based on the playing of B.F. Shelton. I start with Seeger's version, and then add some chokes and tuning with Keith tuners. Banjo: 1994 Gibson Mastertone RB-250. Tuning: f# D F# A D.

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Doc White's Tune

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Size: 2,183kb, uploaded 6/2/2012 7:33:36 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Frank "Doc" White (1889-1974) was a fiddler and banjo player, and the original source for this tune. This version of "Doc White's Tune", played by Bob Lanham, is based on a version played by Andy Cahan. It is played on a 1923 Vega Tubaphone banjo.

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Fine Times at Our House

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Size: 2,034kb, uploaded 8/27/2012 4:58:12 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Based on the fiddle playing of Edden Hammons. Played by Bob Lanham on a Bart Reiter Bacophone Plus banjo.

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Forked Deer

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Size: 3,608kb, uploaded 10/25/2011 5:07:19 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

From a jam session (10-08-2011) with Susan Staton (dulcimer), Kerry Blech (fiddle), and Bob Lanham (banjo). The banjo is a Bart Reiter "Round Peak" and the tuning is "Classic C" (gCGBD) capoed up to D.

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God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

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Size: 1,941kb, uploaded 12/18/2011 6:20:41 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Merry Christmas! Played by Bob Lanham, in Gm tuning (gDGBbD) on a Bart Reiter Bacophone Plus banjo. My version began with the simple one in "The Banjo Player's Songbook" by Tim Jumper, and then adding my own embellishments.

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Half Past Four

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Size: 2,267kb, uploaded 1/26/2013 9:50:20 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

"Half Past Four", originally learned from Mac Benford's tab book of the same name, but differences have crept in over the years. Played by Bob Lanham on a 1923 Vega Tubaphone banjo (with a Ramsey neck).

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High Yellow

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Size: 2,917kb, uploaded 6/1/2013 5:17:58 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

An unnamed tune from fiddler Henry Reed. The Hollow Rock String Band performed it as "High Yellow." Played by Bob Lanham on a Vega Tubaphone banjo.

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House Carpenter

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Size: 4,097kb, uploaded 9/8/2011 9:34:39 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

House Carpenter, played by Bob Lanham. The tuning is open D tuning (aDF#AD), and capo'd up to the key of F at the 3rd fret, in order to fit my low voice. The banjo is a Bart Reiter "Round Peak."

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Indian Squaw

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Size: 1,876kb, uploaded 1/15/2012 4:14:30 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Learned from Mac Benford's tab book, transcribed from the fiddle paying of Ed Haley. Played by Bob Lanham on a Vega Tubaphone banjo.

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Katy Bar the Door

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Size: 2,091kb, uploaded 12/7/2014 7:00:56 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Based on the banjo playing of Roscoe Parish, as recorded on the LP, "The Old Time Way". Played by Bob Lanham on a Bart Reiter "Round Peak" open-back banjo.

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Liquor Seller

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Size: 1,559kb, uploaded 11/21/2016 7:53:07 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

"Liquor Seller", played by Bob Lanham on a Vega Tubaphone banjo. Source: Roscoe Parish was recorded playing this on both fiddle and banjo.

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Lost Indian

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Size: 2,604kb, uploaded 6/16/2012 7:35:36 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Lost Indian (Mose Coffman version) played by Bob Lanham on a Vega Tubaphone banjo.

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Meg Gray

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Size: 2,995kb, uploaded 4/20/2014 9:24:30 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

"Meg Gray" from the fiddle playing of George Hawkins. Played by Bob Lanham on a Vega Tubaphone banjo.

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Muddy Roads

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Size: 1,449kb, uploaded 11/12/2016 4:43:37 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Played on a Bart Reiter Professional banjo. Inspired by the banjo playing of Sherman Hammons.

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Old Billy Hell

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Size: 1,916kb, uploaded 6/10/2012 8:41:25 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

An old tune from fiddler Estill Bingham. Played here by Bob Lanham on a Bart Reiter Bacophone Plus banjo.

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