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James Buckley Doubleplay-Sugar In De Gourd and Excelsior Rondo.wmv

Two songs from the Buckley Banjo Guide of 1868. Transitional songs of a banjo era in motion...it was becoming more refined, and at the same time celbrating i...

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Comment by Bob Lanham on April 15, 2015 at 9:27pm

Nice!

Comment by Timothy Twiss on February 13, 2016 at 1:41pm

Strum...I realized I had done it before and had my little stuff under the bridge. This was a better sound, knocking out the overtones for recording. I still need to put a good microphone on it. Perhaps tomorrow. It is a nice banjo. 

Comment by Strumelia on February 14, 2016 at 6:44pm

Tim, isn't the difference in sound between the two recordings more due to your changing from nylon to steel strings on this banjo? 

Comment by Timothy Twiss on February 14, 2016 at 6:45pm

No...same banjo...same strings

Comment by Strumelia on February 14, 2016 at 7:16pm

Ok, looked and sounded like steel in your newer vid...oh well.

Comment by Timothy Twiss on February 14, 2016 at 7:56pm

That was the point of the stuffing comment.

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