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Boys Them Buzzards Are Flying

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Size: 2,058kb, uploaded 1/27/2009 8:56:40 AM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

From a small get-together in JP's living room. T



7 comments on “Boys Them Buzzards Are Flying”

JMarshallP Says:
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 @11:17:31 AM

Hey Tim:

Man, that's a lot of fun the way you guys do this one. Great pulsing beat. Don't know how to apply the stars, but you guys get a big five in my book.

John P.

clawhammertim Says:
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 @11:36:36 AM

Hi John, Thanks for writing. Yeah, that's a fun tune to play. That recording was the first time that JP and Leo ever played that tune. I looked on your page and our favorite musicians are pretty close. Pete Seeger is the reason why I play banjo at all. best, tim

john fincher Says:
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @4:59:53 AM

Excellent tune but new to me. It rolls along like a good tune should.

clawhammertim Says:
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 @11:23:28 AM

I learned this tune from Mac Benford and it is generally thought of coming from the Kentucky river basin and the playing of Luther Strong. We had some fun playing and shooting video the other night in a friends living room. here's the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnMjwX8HDCk

mojo_monk Says:
Monday, February 22, 2010 @4:44:49 AM

This tune was written by Garry Harrison of Charleston, IL - he was the fiddler for the defunct "Indian Creek Delta Boys" and currently plays in "The New Mules". Garry is also the compiler/author of the monumental "Dear Old Illinois" song/tune collection. You folks do a mighty fine version if I do say so myself!

clawhammertim Says:
Monday, February 22, 2010 @5:18:03 AM

Thanks so much for the info and feedback. I love the whole Illinois / Missouri thing. I learned a lot from a guy named Steve Mote who used to play with the Stoneking family.

chip arnold Says:
Friday, January 7, 2011 @10:30:46 AM

I love this one. great job and thanks for posting.

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