Posted by Don Huber
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Size: 1,371kb, uploaded 1/13/2010 8:39:36 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
"RoaringRiver" was composed after a trip by the Bluegill Buddies to Roaring River State Park down in Barry County, Missouri. The raucous appearance of an armadillo in the campground provided the inspiration. I am frailing a Bart Reiter Standard (not the Whyte Laydie) banjo. Silk and steel strings on the old pre-WWI Lakewood parlor guitar help Linda Jo thump out the rhythm. We're tuned down a full step to "F" with "G" fingering.
Friday, January 29, 2010 @7:51:29 PM
Inspired by an armadillo. Ya gotta like that. Nice groove. thnx for posting.
Monday, May 17, 2010 @12:22:09 PM
Don-real nice tune, great banjo & guitar and a real OT "sound"...you guys sound great together!
Friday, August 20, 2010 @11:39:12 AM
I've been know to throw my banjo down and grab the .22 at the sight of an armadillo. A cool sounding tune (and fine playing)--just needs a 'bang' at the end!
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 @9:06:56 AM
Funny you should mention armadillos .... I hadn't seen an armadillo in MO. until I took that drive on over your way to play at the New Haven festival... I saw like 3 squooshed armadillos on the road that day .
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