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Byron Berline RIP

Fiddler Byron Berline died July 10 at age 77. He was one of the great American fiddlers. By sheer luck I briefly met him a few years ago at Midwest Banjo Camp. I had found a quiet place where I could work on a tune… Read More

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John le Carré RIP

I heard last night that writer known as John le Carré has died at age 89. Very recently, I read his excellent book of stories from his life, The Pigeon Tunnel. I also tried for the second time to wade through his seemingly impenetrable novel,… Read More

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