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Johnson Boys (TOTW)

Posted by JanetB


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Size: 969kb, uploaded 9/21/2019 5:03:12 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

From the playing of Virginia fiddler Albert Hash, this Tune of the Week for 9/20/19 is an old and widely recorded and tune.They say it goes back before the Civil War and was a comical courting song. The Johnson Boys really got around, even when they were broke.

2 comments on “Johnson Boys (TOTW)”

stratovarious520 Says:
Saturday, September 21, 2019 @6:18:50 PM

Whimsical is the word that comes to mind. I think this in part is due to the title (like “ornery” Johnson Boys), and from your comments. Very pretty tune, and you sure can pull some nice tone from your banjers! Nicely done Ms. Janet

JanetB Says:
Saturday, September 21, 2019 @7:38:55 PM

Thanks, as always, Greg. You're a kind listener and that's why we like to post!

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