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Abe's Retreat

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Size: 1,652kb, uploaded 10/8/2011 6:49:47 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

"Abe's Retreat" as learned from the fiddle playing of Susan Staton. The original source fiddle recording was played by Emery Bailey, around 1951. Played by Bob Lanham on a 1923 Vega Tubaphone banjo. G Minor Tuning: fDGA#D. The 5th string is lowered to F.

6 comments on “Abe's Retreat”

Don Borchelt Says:
Sunday, October 9, 2011 @3:04:54 PM

Very fine picking, crisp and elegant.

BanjoFlyboy Says:
Sunday, October 9, 2011 @5:44:51 PM

Super fine!!

Monday, November 7, 2011 @5:15:44 PM

Most enjoyed that

JanetB Says:
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 @7:38:48 PM

Nice, nice tune and nice to see it's an older one. Always fun to discover the gems of the past. Beautiful clawhammer sound--that mellow mountain clarity I listen for on the BHO jukebox.

blanham Says:
Thursday, November 17, 2011 @2:47:47 AM

Thanks, folks! I think the tone of the Tu-ba-phone comes through pretty well on this recording.

block_or_lam Says:
Monday, September 17, 2012 @6:46:21 AM

Love it!

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