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While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks

Posted by Lew H, written by Boy George Handel

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Size: 2,102kb, uploaded 12/22/2015 11:06:11 AM
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A banjo carol for my friends on BHO, done in pseudo-baroque, then pseudo-clawhammer.



5 comments on “While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks”

JanetB Says:
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 @11:23:45 AM

<[:) Thanks, Lew, that was lovely.

Lew H Says:
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 @11:49:31 AM

Thanks Janet. Your opinion means a lot to me. I had a hard time learning this. I was recalling it from childhood Christmas programs, but I remembered it wrong, and had to re-learn part.

rickhayes Says:
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 @2:13:04 PM

Really nice job on that Lew. I guess I've heard it before (in fact I have it on at least two Christmas CDs), but certainly not one of the mainstream carols. Adapted nicely on the banjo.

Debs Says:
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 @2:16:32 PM

Fantastic interpretation, Lew - an absolute joy to hear :)

Lew H Says:
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 @3:52:43 PM

Rick and Debs, Thanks. Since this was one of many "traditional" carols we sang in grade school, I thought it was just one of the standard ones. In any case, I really like to play that baroque-like doublestop thing on banjo, and it works great with this baroque composition by Handel.

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