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Old Black Joe "Stephen Foster"...1853...

Old Black Joe "Stephen Foster"...1853... J.G.Abbott Banjo 1 J.G.Abbott Banjo 2 Ballard Banjers Cello Banjo

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Comment by Tom Berghan on May 28, 2017 at 5:41pm
That's Nice Anthony! Hey, I gotta brag on behalf of our friend Mark Weems who recorded a MASTERPIECE of "Old Black Joe." I think you will like it! http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/old-black-joe
Comment by anthony Derycke on May 28, 2017 at 5:45pm
It is exactly thanks to this video that I wanted to make this beautiful song of Stephen Foster, this interpretation is just masterful :)
Comment by Tom Berghan on May 28, 2017 at 6:33pm
I'm with you Anthony! When I heard Mark do it I thought "Oh yeah, I GOT to learn that one!" And, I do a pretty darned good version but it pales to Mark's performance ... a Masterpiece! (And I don't use that term often) Best Wishes, Tom. PS: I am a big fan of YOUR recordings as well!
Comment by anthony Derycke on May 29, 2017 at 2:17am
Thank you Tom I work as best I can to learn the story of these pioneer composers, and then share these songs with as many people as possible to bring these immortal songs to life again and again :)
Comment by Sonny Bryan on May 29, 2017 at 7:51am
Well done!! Anthony, you are a one man band. Good stuff....And Tom, I agree with you: Mark's vocal version really hit's the target on this soulful Foster tune.


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