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blues on Minsterel banjo

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Comment by Steve Jeter on May 3, 2013 at 8:43am

 If you feel this is inappropriate for here , please tell me and Il remove it.  It seems we got into a discussion of blues , and I wouldn't have posted it otherwise   Steve

Comment by Ron on May 3, 2013 at 9:22am

love it steve. by the way the blues community in Tulsa Ok calls that song the "Deep Ellum" blues.

named after a neighborhood of "Questionable Reputation" in the 1920's. Words almost identical except for the name change.

Comment by James Pentecost on May 3, 2013 at 7:06pm
Let it roll! Sounds so good.
Comment by Mark Weems on May 3, 2013 at 8:17pm

Ain't nothin' to it but to do it!

Comment by Bell Banjos on May 3, 2013 at 10:23pm

4 thumbs up.  I want your voice.

Comment by Vince Abadie on May 3, 2013 at 10:35pm

Love it, Steve! 

Comment by Ron on May 4, 2013 at 11:06am

http://youtu.be/npKVQkp-8KY

Just for fun heres the local version

Comment by Ron on May 4, 2013 at 11:14am

delete my above posting if you want it isn't minstrel by any means

 

Comment by Bryant Henderson on May 8, 2013 at 11:57am

IMHO, this is more than appropriate for this community. It's one great example of how the banjo has always been evolving in multiple directions. I'd bet the vast majority of blues lovers around the world have never heard, or even considered, the blues being played on the banjo, then fiddles and mandolins. Let the True Church roll on.

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