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Tuning for Anthony Street Reel

Started this discussion. Last reply by Banjo Hound Jan 4, 2017. 20 Replies

So it would appear I am going to have to learn Anthony Street Reel in standard notation as opposed to tablature (a 1st for me, since I can't find the tab for this awesome tune anywhere).  I just want…Continue

Playing the B part of Circus Jig

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Prieto Dec 16, 2016. 5 Replies

Just curious about the technique for playing the B part of Circus Jig.  Are those measures played as a slow, single finger brush down the strings or is there some other approach I might just not be…Continue

Any other really FUN songs to play like Buckley's Boston Jig?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Prieto Dec 16, 2016. 3 Replies

So I'm working my way through several other these tunes (Brigg's Jig, Cotton Pod Walk Around, Bee Gum Jig), and they are fun and all, but Buckley's 1860 Boston Jig is really just fun on the hands to…Continue

Top 10 tunes?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Strumelia Nov 29, 2016. 1 Reply

If you had to put together a list of top 10 tunes for a Minstrel banjo gathering, what would they be?  Top 10 being, the most frequently heard (best to learn if you want to join in).  Continue

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10 years
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Deering Goodtime & Wunderlich Boucher

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At 8:19am on October 3, 2017, Daniel James Wheeldon said…
Hi Rick, I'm no longer based in the states, but I am still interested in a copy of the book. I only just saw your message too, I guess it may be best to contact me by email: danwheeldon@gmail.com

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