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Cumberland Gap played by Butch Robins

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May 27, 2020 - 4:03:30 PM
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103 posts since 2/8/2019

Roy Acuff heard me playing "Cumberland Gap" backstage at The Opry one night and said I wasn't playing it right. He took out his fiddle and showed me his way to play it. Kenny Baker's dad also showed me a few things on his fiddle that I like to use when I play it now.


May 28, 2020 - 5:24:12 AM

600 posts since 1/30/2019

Hi Butch,
You're not playing that right. Next time you're in the UK I'll run through it with you.
?? (Just kidding. Amazing as usual. It's great you share stuff here!)

May 28, 2020 - 5:38:26 AM
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Eric A

USA

647 posts since 10/15/2019

If people can recognize the tune, it's "right". If they can't, it's "wrong". Those are the only rules I recognize.

May 28, 2020 - 11:14:29 AM

Dr.Ken

Switzerland

1182 posts since 6/10/2004

I really like that melodic bit you do on the second run-thru!

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