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Flatwoods with two banjos

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Size: 3,283kb, uploaded 11/11/2011 5:37:02 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Fiddle & 2 banjos, Herald Angel Band AG-fiddle; KJ-c-hammer banjo, GG-3 finger



5 comments on “Flatwoods with two banjos”

gailg64 Says:
Friday, November 11, 2011 @5:41:44 PM

The Nora banjo is tuned in standard G, the 26 ball-bearing is in F tuning but capoed 2.

dgill Says:
Sunday, November 13, 2011 @12:59:41 PM

Sweet music to my ears. Mighty find all way round I think.

rickshunter1 Says:
Sunday, November 13, 2011 @1:02:03 PM

Awesome job man loved that fiddle and banjos together two of my favorite instruments in bluegrass and old time

five12gal Says:
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 @8:08:28 PM

What a great sound! It's got a lot of drive without feeling rushed. I love it.

gailg64 Says:
Monday, September 16, 2013 @9:32:43 AM

This particular Flatwoods (taken from an mp3 recording of a practice session) is a version A learned from the fiddling of Tommy Jarrell. Norman Edmonds' version of Flatwoods, which is from the FRC CD taken from a radio show with Edmonds & the Old Timers & is a bit different. Edmonds usually played with clawhammer player Rufus Quesinberry (sp?) is on it, along with his sons on guitars, but there are some fantastic semi-secretly-traded recordings of Edmonds with Wade Ward's old style fingerpicking, as well as some with flat-out bluegrass banjo. There were definitely many banjo styles in the 50s & 60s around Galax!

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