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Brushy Fork of John's Creek from Clifftop 2011

Posted by Don Borchelt


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Size: 1,962kb, uploaded 8/19/2011 6:23:55 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

This is the last of three recordings I made with my friend Tim Rowell at Clifftop 2011. The tune comes from Art Stamper, who learned it from his father. His father reportedly learned it from a Civil War veteran, who said that it was composed at the end of the war to commemorate one of the last engagements, in Pike County, Kentucky. So to borrow on of my mother's favorite expressions, this tune is "old, old, old. Tim is playing clawhammer style, I am picking behind him in three-finger style.

5 comments on “Brushy Fork of John's Creek from Clifftop 2011”

RatLer Says:
Friday, August 19, 2011 @6:35:31 AM

Very fine job....beautiful tune

rickshunter1 Says:
Friday, August 19, 2011 @6:42:24 AM

Man Don I love those oldtime tunes they always seem to have so much meaning to them and you guys sounded great together

Laurence Diehl Says:
Friday, August 19, 2011 @2:52:50 PM

Enjoyed that a lot.

Debbielee Says:
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 @4:04:03 AM

I don't get on hangout too much any more, but glad I did today. Great tune...great job!

banjoike Says:
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 @10:15:36 AM

That is so fine! So much soul. You boys do such a fine job. A wonderful job!!

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