Minstrel Banjo

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Rapahanock Jig - Stroke Style Gourd Banjo

Some fun rhythm stuff going on in this one. By James Buckley, from his 'New Banjo Method' of 1860. Gourd banjo, eAEG#B tuning.

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Comment by Tim Twiss on July 30, 2015 at 9:09pm
A favorite
Comment by Andy Chase on July 30, 2015 at 9:14pm
I really love the second part.
Comment by Paul Draper on July 30, 2015 at 9:50pm
Nicely played, Andy. I don't know this one, but It's on my list now. Thanks for posting it.
Comment by Chris Prieto on July 30, 2015 at 10:38pm
Sounds great! So much inspiring motiviation on these forums.
Comment by Andy Chase on July 31, 2015 at 5:05am

Thanks!  I have a private YouTube playlist called 'To Learn' where I'll toss tunes that catch my ear (often while listening to Tim's tutor recordings on shuffle)... it's nice to be able to go back and browse when looking for something new to work on.  I was poking through it the other day and found his 2008 clip, which seems to be the only other one out there: 


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