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    Re: "Lost Soul Behind Bars" - NMC

    You might want to check out "Music From The Big House" (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1742081/), a documentary in which the blues singer, Rita Chiarelli, stumbled across Louisiana's Angola Prison,...
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    Re: Tell me about Wernick Method Jam Camp

    I'm glad you enjoyed camp, Sue, and found it such a valuable experience. Thanks for giving us a repot.
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    Re: Wagon Wheel help?

    My brother told me that he was doing a St. Patricks Day gig, and some fellow asked him if he played "Pat Murphy's Wake". My brother told him that he used to, but it had been a long time and he wasn't...
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    Re: Second Breakfast

    Got it now. I enjoyed that.
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    Re: Second Breakfast

    I'm not getting the link, Dave.
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    Re: Whiskey for breakfast

    Apologies for posting the same message twice (#11&13). I'm not sure how that happened.
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    Re: Whiskey for breakfast

    Yes, I did. Humour is often a ship that founders when launching.
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    Re: Whiskey for breakfast

    Robin Laing plays a different tune to one of the names of the old standard "Whisky Before Breakfast," credited to Andy DeJarlis, a popular Metis fiddler from Manitoba, and the first to record it...
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    Re: Whiskey for breakfast

    Robin Laing plays a different tune to one of the names of the old standard "Whisky Before Breakfast," credited to Andy DeJarlis, a popular Metis fiddler from Manitoba, and the first to record it...
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    Re: The joys of autoconnect

    As I'm slightly deaf, I use subtitles when watching TV, especially when people speak with accents or in dialects that I'm not used to. I was just watching a British true police show ("RPU: Road...
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    Re: Tell me about Wernick Method Jam Camp

    Enjoy your camp, Sue. Relax and have fun.
  12. Re: Looking for different mandolin music to learn-obscure/nonstan

    Check out all the categories under "Music By Genre" toward the bottom of the Forum page. Also click on "MP3 Library" under "Learn/Listen" at the top of the page. You'll find a great variety of...
  13. Re: New player: a lot of pain in the knuckle of my left hand

    How old are you? Perhaps you should be asking your doctor about arthritis. Good luck.
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    [QUOTE=Dusepo;1875173]Very interesting! I was not aware of the problematic lyrics, so I apologise for any offence caused.]



    Absolutely no offence taken. You were playing a tune, not singing a...
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Thanks for the tunes and instruments, Jo. I always enjoy your postings. Still, I never thought I'd hear the old Canadian campfire song, "Land of The Silver Birch" played on oud. It worked well. This...
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    Re: Mule Skinner Blues?

    "Shine" is definitely offensive, and I'm sure it was offensive way back when. However, when Tom Dickson sings it, he's illustrating from a Black man's viewpoint how the white boss, "captain," talks...
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    Re: Mule Skinner Blues?

    Back before Jimmy Rogers and George Vaughan wrote "Blue Yodel #8" (aka "Muleskinner Blues"), there was this song by the blues singer Tom Dickson, in which the Black muleskinner complains about his...
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    Re: Mule Skinner Blues?

    Hardly "Monroe's original version." Bill Monroe neither wrote nor was the first to record Muleskinner Blues. Good luck with your query though.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mule_Skinner_Blues
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    documentary about oud player

    I know that some people here are interested in other stringed instruments such as ouds, but I couldn't fine another category to list this good documentary under, so I'm placing it here.
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    Re: SW Missouri?

    See Posts #106-108 in this thread: https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/2236-Mandolins-in-the-Movies/page5
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    Re: SW Missouri?

    See if you can find this bunch from Winter's Bone. I believe they're locals from southwest Missouri (the Springfield auction barn appears in the movie). ;)

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    Re: Picking Fiddle Tunes?

    That';s what I was trying to say in my long-winded, overthought way. ;)
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    Re: You Never Can Tell

    Caught the mandolin in the Chuck Berry video. Strange video though. It didn't have anything to do with a teenage wedding, let alone the Cajun or Creole culture that Chuck was celebrating. It looked...
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    Re: Picking Fiddle Tunes?

    Doc Watson was a gifted and skilled musician who probably never thought much about the meaning of "I'm going to pick some fiddle tunes." As I said before "fiddle tunes" is a common term in the...
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    Re: Lake Dore Waltz (Mac Beattie)

    I was just reading This Ottawa Valley of Mine, the autobiography of Mac Beatty, whose country & traditional (though he wouldn't have used the term) band played the dance halls, bars, seniors homes,...
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