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Rob Mohr
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  • Milford, VA
  • United States
  • 7 years
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TotW - 18 NOV 2019

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Twiss 6 hours ago. 3 Replies

I have it down to the following from Buckley 1868 (Tim's book): Buckley's Hornpipe, Dan Emmett's Reel, or Lazy Joe (Jig)...Somebody make a decision...Continue

Decisions, decisions...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Mohr May 9. 2 Replies

I had been considering a mountain banjo because it just seems like FUN!! However, I decided another minstrel banjo is probably the way to go. My Stichter repro tends to wilt with heat and humidity…Continue

Google Doodle

Started Jan 11 0 Replies

I know this isn't quite minstrel banjo related, but today's Google doodle was Earl Scruggs and the banjo.…Continue

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Timothy Twiss replied to Rob Mohr's discussion TotW - 18 NOV 2019
"Good choice. Think of "Buckley's Jig" as you approach it"
6 hours ago
Rob Mohr replied to Rob Mohr's discussion TotW - 18 NOV 2019
"Let's roll with Lazy Joe (Buckley 1868, p53 in Tim's Buckley's Guide for the Banjo). Looks deceptively "easy", with some 2d string 3d fret hiccups and a couple speed bumps up the neck at 5th & 7th frets..."
21 hours ago
Chris Prieto replied to Rob Mohr's discussion TotW - 18 NOV 2019
"These are all great. You gotta pick it tho haha"
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TotW - 18 NOV 2019

I have it down to the following from Buckley 1868 (Tim's book): Buckley's Hornpipe, Dan Emmett's Reel, or Lazy Joe (Jig)...Somebody make a decision...See More
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Rob Mohr replied to Paul Draper's discussion TUNE OF THE WEEK FOR NOV. 11TH
"There's plenty I don't know, so I'm sure i can find something..."
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Sally Come Up

"Deering Goodtime Americana (12" renaissance head)"
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Sally Come Up

"What kind of banjo are you playing? It looks similar to the Deering banjo I have."
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Sally Come Up

James Buckley -1868, Buckley's Guide for the Banjo - Tim Twiss Deering Goodtime Americana, Buckeye Banjo bridge (light)
yesterday
Rob Mohr replied to Paul Draper's discussion TUNE OF THE WEEK FOR NOV. 11TH
"Wow!! Great info!!...working through Carlin's book, just when I thought I had a thorough  understanding of the touring scene of the time, I get something new. Fantastic!!"
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Lynchburg Reel.

"That's not the same as Lynchburg Town, is it??...Doesn't sound like it to me, but what do I know lol..."
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Rob Mohr replied to Paul Draper's discussion TUNE OF THE WEEK FOR NOV. 11TH
"You found a tune Paul doesn't know???!!! How deep in the archive did you have to find that?? LOL I watched Tim's video from about 10 years ago. I noticed it's all hammer strokes, very little thumb. Although as I was feeling it out,…"
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Pea Nut Girl

"Yeah, that 16th-8th-16th pattern that shows up a few places is tricky.  I had a heck of time playing the first measure against my own backup tracks!"
Nov 9

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How did you find out about Ning Minstrel Banjo?
minstrelbanjo.com
How long have you played banjo?
7 years
What kind of banjo(s) do you own?
Bell Stichter, Backyard Music fretted & fretless, Carver Gourd, Flint Hills resonator

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At 12:24pm on August 31, 2018, Tom Taggart said…

Rob, I am sure your family will enjoy the day. Looking forward to meeting you there.

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