For enthusiasts of early banjo
Belle Breezing was born in 1860 and was a nationally known Madam in Lexington, Kentucky. Belle's first job began when she was 19 years old, in a brothel hous...
Nice! Do you know of a first source besides Emmett Lundy's recording?
lovely, makes me think of uncle dave's pickaninny lullaby
Thanks Al, Sonny, and Chris! I was only just infromed today that the tune comes from Kitty's Wedding published in 1907, Dance Music of Ireland, published by Lyon & Healy
Chris, yes! I do hear a similarity to Pickaninny Lullaby! That is funny! Thank you! Best Wishes, Tom
Sonny, I just looked at a few online versions of the tune. This one looks pretty close to what I am playing. Naturally I added a few "banjo touches" of my own. I pieced my version from a few Old TIme fiddle books I own. Best Wishes, Tom
This is also known as "Smith's Reel" in Ryan's (1883) and in Saunders (1847)
WOW! Thanks Wes! I REALLY appreciate it! Best WIshes, Tom
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