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  1. Shove That Pig's Foot A Little Farther In The Fire

    More pickin' and grinnin' on the Ramsey


    https://youtu.be/L0WlOefZd4k
  2. interesting instruction on two finger old time banjo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0Pv-RmNzKQ


    and a great version of Little Maggie in two finger style


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HY87CIgApQ
  3. Re: Your favorite OT/trad tunes for Sawmill tuning?

    Ok..... Not exactly what the OP might have wanted, but I'm pretty fond of tuning to a-modal (sawmill up 2) and playing out if G (f in sawmill).

    A few tunes that works pretty nicely with is Sally...
  4. Re: Your favorite OT/trad tunes for Sawmill tuning?

    "Cold rain and snow" as well as being on the first Dead record works nice in sawmill tuning.
    https://soundcloud.com/tele1310/cold-rain-and-snow
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    Piney Ridge-Fiddle, Cello and Banjo

    Hi folks,
    Great to see the newest member of the 'Cafe' family! I'd like to share a video I did with a couple of exceptional musicians, Katie David Henderson-fiddle and Eric Wright-cello. We...
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    Re: Moon Bridges

    I think you should consider a compensated bridge from Bart Veerman. Not only does he have really cool bridges (the untopped mystery wood is great for old time clawhammer) he also makes custom...
  7. Re: Your favorite OT/trad tunes for Sawmill tuning?

    Ducks on The Pond ( from Henry Reed ) ( on my 5 strings attached #1 ) is a favorite of mine to play
    also
    Hanings Farwell ( which I did on The Banjo Special ) - killer tune!
    I love this tuning!...
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    Re: Your favorite OT/trad tunes for Sawmill tuning?

    Kitchen Girl, John Riley the Shepard Boy, and Bonaparte's March are nice ones.
  9. Re: Your favorite OT/trad tunes for Sawmill tuning?

    You could say that about the banjo in general :P
    hey cool Patrick Costello, love you're book how and Tao!

    Just to add to the thread while I'm here. I also don't know a ton of tunes in g modal....
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    Today's road buddy...

    Carpool lane? No problem...

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  11. Registration in the Gold Tone WL-250 Giveaway now open!

    Registration in the Gold Tone WL-250 Giveaway has opened!

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    Gold Tone, D'Addario and the Banjo Cafe are combining efforts to give away a Gold Tone White Layde WL-250 banjo and packages of...
  12. Has the cafe had its first NBD post yet?

    Just got this Recording King Madison banjo delivered from capos music today, and I wanted to sing the praises of both the banjo and the store

    i just love this banjo, a big step up from the...
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    Re: Does a good/great banjo have to be so heavy?

    Cletus
    i'm an openback player so keep that in mind. i highly prefer lighter weight banjos, and tend to find what i like in the 5.5 or 6 lb range.

    the current ones i have are:

    Bart Reiter A...
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    Re: YouTube instructional videos

    Okay. Let's try this again . . .



    It works! Whoo!

    Thanks for the how-to. It was really helpful.

    -Patrick
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    Re: YouTube instructional videos

    My father and I have been teaching on YouTube since '06. With 4,393,134 views we must be doing something right. https://www.youtube.com/user/Dobro33H

    There are almost 700 videos on my channel. In...
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    Re: Electronic tuners

    Snark Sn-8. I put them on the peg head of the banjo/ guitar/ fiddle/ or mandolin when I need to use them to tune up, and take them off IMMEDIATELY after. I don't care how PROFESSIONAL a picker is -...
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