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Black Mountain Rag with Wry Whiskey

Posted by Don Borchelt


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Size: 1,409kb, uploaded 5/8/2009 4:05:51 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

This is a practice tape from a decade ago, made with my friends Brian Clancey and Tom Speth; we called ourselves Wry Whiskey. Brian now performs with fiddler Robin Warren as Spirit Fiddle. The banjo is tuned in open D, aDF#AD.

16 comments on “Black Mountain Rag with Wry Whiskey”

fergaloh Says:
Friday, May 8, 2009 @10:57:55 AM

Yee hewwwwwwww!! Love it

strokestyle Says:
Friday, May 8, 2009 @10:59:14 AM


jimh269b Says:
Friday, May 8, 2009 @3:44:23 PM

i knew it was about time great picking don cant beat what you do just great jim

dgill Says:
Friday, May 8, 2009 @6:36:02 PM

Fantastic job.  Your pickin is really something special.  Thanks for sharing with us.

brundecarli Says:
Saturday, May 9, 2009 @6:18:35 AM

Thanks for sharing, fine fine picking.

Yard Onion Says:
Sunday, May 10, 2009 @8:27:43 AM

Now that is fantastic!  Great job!


royce Says:
Monday, May 11, 2009 @7:30:36 AM

That was awesome.  Some spicy little licks along with a good traditional sound.  One of the better versions I've heard.


darryl k. Says:
Monday, May 11, 2009 @11:36:59 AM

awesome pickin...back in a minute, need to hit the replay button....and a nice tight band.  GREAT !



Rick Woods Says:
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 @12:55:34 PM

Smokin'! Better go soak them fingers.

pickNgrin Says:
Saturday, June 20, 2009 @9:56:26 PM

 Awesome tone and picking!!!

Coonskin Says:
Monday, July 13, 2009 @7:26:10 PM

You kill me;  that great sound. 

John M. Says:
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 @7:57:11 PM

Great version of this piece--one of the best BMR's I've ever heard on the banjo.

ifish Says:
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 @4:07:00 PM

 Excelent, very impressive

snapjackson Says:
Friday, October 23, 2009 @3:43:41 PM

Wry Whiskey wules...I mean rules! Not bad for a pratice tape. Great pickin'!

BigMike9801 Says:
Thursday, February 17, 2011 @6:31:18 PM

Love it!

rickhayes Says:
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 @12:21:46 PM

That was outstanding Don. That D tuning really adds something to it and the playing was superb.

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