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Calloway

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Size: 1,100kb, uploaded 1/21/2013 12:27:46 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

As played by Dwight Diller who learned it from Lee Hammons. The banjo here is a Bart Reiter Whyte Laydie.



4 comments on “Calloway”

VancePants Says:
Monday, January 21, 2013 @3:49:57 PM

Sounds like shades of Half Shaved... is it the same tune by a different name?

JanetB Says:
Monday, January 21, 2013 @4:05:30 PM

Yeah, Ken, you're right, as always a smart fellow. Sure you're not from Smartsville? Wade Ward used the same tuning: eCGCD and it sure sounds the same. He was from Virginia. The Hammons were from West Virginia. I'll do some more research on this.

VancePants Says:
Monday, January 21, 2013 @5:24:21 PM

I knew you'd be on it in a flash Janet... and no... you're definitely the smart one:-)

rgoad Says:
Monday, January 21, 2013 @8:24:25 PM

Or 'Hollyding'? They are really similar to my inexperienced ear and the way it repeats that little triple and resolves to the low C reminded me of it. But different. Janet, your playing is always so pleasant. Thanks for posting these.

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