All Videos Tagged West (Minstrel Banjo) - Minstrel Banjo 2020-06-04T15:52:35Z http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=West&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Jim Along Jocie (Hammons) gourd banjo, fiddle tag:minstrelbanjo.ning.com,2017-11-02:2477478:Video:167744 2017-11-02T00:28:13.579Z Strumelia http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/profile/Strumelia <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/jim-along-jocie-hammons-gourd-banjo-fiddle"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135369987?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Figured I'd post this older video again, because of the gourd banjer. :)<br></br> Lisa on gourd banjo, Brian on fiddle.<br></br> Not your great great grandfather's minstrel version. lol.<br></br> I learned this banjo tune from listening to a recording of Burl Hammons of West Virginia (1908-1993). This version bears almost no resemblance to the more familiar versions of "Jim… <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/jim-along-jocie-hammons-gourd-banjo-fiddle"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135369987?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Figured I'd post this older video again, because of the gourd banjer. :)<br /> Lisa on gourd banjo, Brian on fiddle.<br /> Not your great great grandfather's minstrel version. lol.<br /> I learned this banjo tune from listening to a recording of Burl Hammons of West Virginia (1908-1993). This version bears almost no resemblance to the more familiar versions of "Jim Along Josie". I like it because it is spare but has a lot going on under the surface.<br /> I'm playing in F, 'sawmill tuning', on my pig-head gourd banjo. Brian plays fiddle tuned down.<br /> The tune starts out a bit rough, but warms up nicely by the hearth. Sorry about the dark fireside lighting. A little home made music Hop De Dooden Doo (Injun Rubber Overcoat). tag:minstrelbanjo.ning.com,2012-05-28:2477478:Video:68074 2012-05-28T21:19:52.405Z Carl Anderton http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/profile/CarlAnderton <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/hop-de-dooden-doo-injun-rubber-overcoat"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135340640?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />An Ethiopian Ballad, as sung by Luke West of Murphy, West &amp; Peel's Original Campbell Minstrels. Published by Winner and Shuster in 1854. <a href="http://minstrelbanjo.ning.com/video/hop-de-dooden-doo-injun-rubber-overcoat"><br /> <img src="http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3135340640?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />An Ethiopian Ballad, as sung by Luke West of Murphy, West &amp; Peel's Original Campbell Minstrels. Published by Winner and Shuster in 1854.