Posted by J-Walk
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Size: 3,395kb, uploaded 4/10/2009 6:53:39 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
I was rummaging through my music collection and found a recording of some unknown guitarist playing Bill Cheatham. I played along on banjo. I can't do justice to this tune on solo banjo, but it sounds half-way decent with some good accompaniment. Banjo is an old Whyte Laydie with Lo Gordon's neck.
Friday, April 10, 2009 @9:45:40 PM
Awesome, J-Walk! When are you recording your first album?
Friday, April 10, 2009 @9:48:30 PM
You really need to update that "Novice" experience designation. It's way past due.
Don Borchelt Says:
Saturday, April 25, 2009 @6:16:26 PM
Dude, that was fine. Really chugs along nicely, like it s'posed to. Neat trick, did the guy pick any other tunes? Let's hear 'em!
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 @2:34:46 PM
sounds fine great job
Sunday, August 2, 2009 @3:50:21 AM
Very nice rendition, John. Thanks for posting it.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 @7:26:59 AM
Sounds good. Like the sound of the banjo. Does it have a skin head on it?
Monday, December 26, 2011 @9:59:55 PM
I agree with Don that it "chugs along nicely" -- bouncy and with feeling. I am going to try this one. Nice instrument collection by the way.
Saturday, November 10, 2012 @9:13:15 AM
Thanks. Mike. I just realized that I recorded this three years ago. I could probably play it even better now. Or maybe not.
I just picked up from listening to the unknown guitar track. I'm going to see if I can find that recording and track down the unknown guitarist.
Saturday, November 10, 2012 @11:15:49 AM
That unknown guitar player is David Leinweber, from an album called "Simple Songs and a Box Guitar." I only have the one track, and it has no MP3 tags. I found the artist by searching Amazon for the song title and then sampling every one that might be it.
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