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Abraham's Daughter

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Size: 920kb, uploaded 3/14/2014 12:17:09 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)

From Frank Converse's 1865 "New and Complete Method for the Banjo With or Without a Master". Played on a Prust A-scale tackhead with gut strings, tuned eAEG#B



4 comments on “Abraham's Daughter”

JanetB Says:
Friday, March 14, 2014 @9:18:01 PM

This sounds like something that might have been played on a plantation by black slaves. What do you think?

dustyelmer Says:
Friday, March 14, 2014 @10:06:15 PM

Definitely! I think that tune is quite a bit older than 1865 too.

bd Says:
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 @6:48:25 AM

Excellent playing! Very smooth.

dustyelmer Says:
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 @7:38:36 AM

Thanks BD!

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