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bob taylor's march

Posted by gailg64


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Size: 2,000kb, uploaded 4/24/2010 7:06:54 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

fiddle, guitar & fingerpicked banjo

4 comments on “bob taylor's march”

chip arnold Says:
Saturday, April 24, 2010 @8:17:01 AM

Is that you picking the banjo Gail? Very nice. I've played this version with a few people in the past and like it a lot. Will said he learned it from Charlie but as always, he changed things around to suit himself. Thanks for posting.

gailg64 Says:
Saturday, April 24, 2010 @7:05:38 PM

Yes, it was recorded a few years ago & I'm not so happy with my banjo part at this point...I really didn't have a plan. I'd probably use double C tuning & no picks in order to keep it more rippley & Will-like, or else keep it in drop C & go for a more Charlie Poole Boom CHUNK CHUNK, boom a chunka chunka. I still love Alice's fiddling & her grandson's tuba though!

In any case, the Acuff version of the tune is a nice variation. Charlie had (sadly, he's not been able to fiddle recently) a large repertoire of interesting tunes & waltzes. His "C Waltz" is really really lovely. It came out on a cassette in the 80s, but I think there's a clip of it on the Slippery Hill C tune webpage.

kevinwholmes Says:
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 @8:17:35 AM

Fun, like the tuba!

Austin Stovall Says:
Sunday, June 9, 2013 @2:38:21 PM

One of my favorites! I was wondering what the bass instrument was. I hadn't expected it to be a tuba sounds good.

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