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Beaumont Rag

Posted by Don Borchelt


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- Play count: 485

Size: 2,461kb, uploaded 6/3/2012 7:12:40 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

The recording was made around 1975, at a concert at the First Unitarian Church in Harvard Square. We called ourselves the Beaumont String Band. The mandolin player was Rose Zak, a young lady from Buffalo who had learned mandolin, guitar, and classic banjo from an old Vaudeville circuit string man. The guitar player was Merrill "Mickey" Levine, who now lives out on the West Coast and plays keyboard. The lap steel player was the late Robert Gear, who could play like Sol Hoopi, and was also a great country blues guitar player.

2 comments on “Beaumont Rag”

jimh269b Says:
Sunday, June 3, 2012 @7:26:17 AM

great playing don

JanetB Says:
Sunday, June 3, 2012 @7:33:08 AM

Can you join our Pioneer Day and play in the salloon? They'd love this one!

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