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I visited Mike Chew at his workshop in Minneapolis the other day and picked up my new banjo. Mike put the finishing touches on the banjo while I was there, chatting with him about banjos and everything else. I love my new banjo!

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It was called Old Time….

….even when it was new. Check out this fantastic bit of history… It’s called Folkways: Music of Surry County hosted by David Holt. It’s all about the home of the Round Peak style of Old Time. I don’t know much about the program…there it was… Read More

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That’s my rabbit

My dog caught it. Here’s the Walter Family. It says on the info with the video it was recorded in 1933. I’ve read elsewhere it was recorded in 27. It’s a really good tune regardless of when the recording was made. Here’s a hot version… Read More