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#earlybanjototw for November 4, 2019. by W.H. Gassner from James Buckley's 1868 book, given more of a 1920s treatment here in "concert pitch" with plectrum banjo and parlor guitar.

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Comment by Paul Draper on November 8, 2019 at 10:37pm

Alright!

Comment by Paul Draper on November 9, 2019 at 10:28am

This has such a great feel to it , you really bring it alive!

Comment by Andy Chase on November 9, 2019 at 12:39pm

Thanks!  I was fooling around with the accompaniment on 5-string, and decided to try the plectrum because I don't play it enough, and the tuning's the same. :) So many of these tunes lend themselves to fresh takes - I always love to show people Tim's video of Anthony Street Reel played with distortion and drums:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSaAAyE0R4w

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