Posted by JanetB, written by Bill Monroe
- Play count: 957
Size: 1,048kb, uploaded 7/11/2011 8:49:47 AM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen
Learned from Kenny Baker's version with Bill Monroe. Boy, he sure put in a lot of notes! God bless him.
Monday, July 11, 2011 @3:19:44 PM
Sweet, delicate playin' as per usual... and i do like Kenny Baker.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 @7:28:53 AM
Thanks, Ken. In bluegrass nobody could beat him, but Stuart Duncan sure comes close!
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 @7:37:10 AM
Nice Janet, never heard that tune before. Sounded real good. Mind me asking what kind of banjo you're playin?
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 @7:58:28 AM
Monroe recorded it in 1975 with Kenny Baker fiddling and Bob Black on banjo. I'm not sure about my banjo. I can just hear my mom chiding me again to write the names of people on the back of photos. I need to write which banjo I'm using. I think it was the open back Bart Reiter, since I recorded that clawhammer style.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 @8:48:57 AM
Nice song....I liked it!
Friday, July 29, 2011 @10:48:56 AM
kenny baker was a hoss. never heard that clawed before, sounds real nice!
Don Huber Says:
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 @6:34:49 AM
Really well played! This is a great example of the type of old time banjo arrangement of a Kenny Baker tune that I would hope to come up with. Interesting how Kenny's tunes sound both new and familiar all at once.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 @7:00:15 AM
Thanks, Don. I also play it 3-finger picking, but it likes to be clawhammered with double C tuning. There's more Kenny Baker songs out there waiting for me!
You must sign into your myHangout account before you can post comments.
You are allowed to post recordings of yourself performing:
- public-domain (non-copyrighted) songs
- original songs written by yourself
- songs written by someone else and licensed through ASCAP, BMI, or SESAC
Anything posted in violation of this notice may be removed by the webmaster without prior notice, and may result in your myHangout account being locked. Read complete copyright policy.