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In The Pines, a la my old friend Mizzook's way

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Size: 3,176kb, uploaded 11/1/2009 10:47:53 AM
Genre: Country / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Played in Wilbur's ( aka Mizzook ) simplistic and, to me, pretty style. I hope you like it, and thanks for listening. Your comments and suggestions are always appreciated. Bill Martin

12 comments on “In The Pines, a la my old friend Mizzook's way”

pernicketylad Says:
Sunday, November 1, 2009 @12:11:37 PM

Love it Bill. As I said on the thread I feel like grabbing the nearest copy of "The Grapes of Wrath" that I can find and reading along.

Aonach Says:
Sunday, November 1, 2009 @1:55:55 PM

A gem-Thanks for posting it!

bob sears Says:
Sunday, November 1, 2009 @4:16:11 PM

Sounds great. I really like the simple way of playing some of those old time songs on banjo or guitar. Sometimes there are so many notes the song loses its feeling. Thanks

Adam Kiesling Says:
Sunday, November 1, 2009 @9:13:09 PM

Hi Bill,

I really liked the way you played this. Thanks for posting!

billyshake Says:
Monday, November 2, 2009 @3:15:25 AM

I LOVED that, Bill. Can I have permission to put it on my iPod -- for my own enjoyment only? You said you were a picker in CA in the 40s; I of course know that was post war, but like pernicketylad above, my only visual reference for this is Peter Fonda or the like playing in a "Grapes of Wrath"-style work camp; I could easily imagine this song being played for some fellas after a long day of picking. Thanks for this.

Ottawa Says:
Monday, November 2, 2009 @4:50:14 PM

You know what- this is great. Like others are saying- the song carries its feeling with less notes and great emotion! This is great!

strokestyle Says:
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 @11:01:21 AM

Yep put me on the list of admirers. Enjoyed all of it.

gottasmilealot Says:
Saturday, April 10, 2010 @11:08:03 AM

Nicely done. It sounds like you might be singing at the bottom of your vocal range; try capoing up a fret or two and see if it's more comfortable singing for you. Keep up the good work. Simple renditions are good.

picKen Says:
Monday, April 4, 2011 @6:59:59 PM

I really like this tune and you did a real fine job with it! Enjoyed it.


liverlipsyyz Says:
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 @6:48:10 AM

really nice, bill. downloaded and put on my ipod!

Karen Kruske Says:
Friday, August 26, 2011 @1:42:36 PM

Love this, and love your voice on it too. Great job. Thanks for posting it. Keep picking!

David M Says:
Friday, March 2, 2012 @2:12:44 AM

I love singing this song in this style Bill, not as good as you though sadly..! Really enjoyed it thanks.

Best wishes.....David

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