Minstrel Banjo

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A song with tongue-twisting lyrics...

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Comment by Tim Twiss on September 29, 2013 at 4:36pm
I like where your stuff is going Paul. That second part is difficult...I find I have plan my breathing because it does not come naturally there. You can sure run out of wind on that phrase.
Comment by Paul Draper on September 29, 2013 at 5:08pm
Thanks very much Tim. My phrasing was different for the last line of the chorus all three times. The first time I ran out of breath between "nip" and "cat". Not the best place to run out of breath...
Comment by Strumelia on September 29, 2013 at 9:57pm

Paul I really like the tone and timber of your singing- your voice is a natural for this material!

Love the intimate gourd sound too, it seems very appropriate for this whimsical song.

Comment by Paul Draper on September 29, 2013 at 10:33pm
Thanks for the kind words Strumelia.
Comment by OK-4 on September 30, 2013 at 12:40am

Two thumbs up!

Comment by Scott Johnson on October 2, 2013 at 8:31pm

Great tunes, Both Keemo Kimo and the Nine O'Clock Bell Jig.  I love the great audio quality you got for them.

What are you using to record them? Anything special?  Inquiring minds would like to know.  :>)

Comment by Paul Draper on October 2, 2013 at 9:15pm
Thanks Scott. I used an H2 Zoom digital recorder, sometimes recording onto a memory card and sometimes using the H2 only as a mic to record directly into GarageBand.

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