Posted by JanetB, written by Tony Ellis
- Play count: 133
Size: 2,194kb, uploaded 11/28/2017 10:16:22 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
Six tunes by Tony Ellis
Another one of Tony Ellis' lovely 3/4 time original tunes. The cascading notes remind me of falling water. Though Tony plays 3-finger picking, I play it clawhammer style. The sound of Tony's music is that of old-time, though he was an excellent Bluegrass Boy banjo player for Bill Monroe in 1960 - 1962. His grandmother frailed a banjo and Tony says his re-tuning the banjo to double C reminded him of what he heard her play when he was young.
Monday, December 11, 2017 @8:39:46 AM
Very nice, Janet. Raindrops falling on water is exactly what I hear too :-). Thanks for posting.
Monday, December 11, 2017 @9:31:56 AM
Thanks, Brooks. Tony Ellis is a treasure.
You must sign into your myHangout account before you can post comments.
You are allowed to post recordings of yourself performing:
- public-domain (non-copyrighted) songs
- original songs written by yourself
- songs written by someone else and licensed through ASCAP, BMI, or SESAC
Anything posted in violation of this notice may be removed by the webmaster without prior notice, and may result in your myHangout account being locked. Read complete copyright policy.