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Tune of the week (17)

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090403 Next Friday Tune

How about doing a tune where the banjo part doesn't seem to go well with the vocal? There are three that come to mind - Gal with the Blue D…

Started by John Masciale

38 Aug 17, 2009
Reply by Tim Twiss

Friday night challenge

Do we want to try something for next Friday? Any suggestions?

Started by John Masciale

10 Mar 27, 2009
Reply by John Masciale

Tune of the week 3/13/09

First of all, I think this whole "Friday tune" thing is a hoot...and if we keep it up, we'll have ~50 tunes under our belts by next year. I…

Started by Trapdoor2

7 Mar 14, 2009
Reply by Trapdoor2

Next Friday's tune.

How about "Temperance Reel," page 32, in Ryans.

Started by Carl Anderton

20 Mar 7, 2009
Reply by John Masciale

Friday Night Post, week of February 16.

Word from the grapevine (twist) has it that our next tune of the week will be Mair's Jig, from Buckley's Violin Tunes, pgs. 58 and 59. Thi…

Started by Carl Anderton

3 Feb 20, 2009
Reply by Trapdoor2

Friday evening post.

Let's look at Durang's Hornpipe for our next tune of the week. It has been documented back to the Revolutionary War, and is found in many 1…

Started by Carl Anderton

3 Feb 13, 2009
Reply by Tim Twiss

Saturday Eveing Post

Try this one from Ryan's Mammoth. Looks like it lays pretty well. Almost seems like it should be in a Buckley book. I'm inspired to be a li…

Started by Tim Twiss

10 Feb 7, 2009
Reply by Tim Twiss



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