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  1. WHISKEY BEFORE BREAKFAST...chord melody

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=762hSQJSJWA
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    “Mineola Rag”

    I tried fading this tune out at the end but that didn’t work too well.
    That’s why I don’t work for Ken Burns.....
    https://youtu.be/MF7Z9iU3V2w
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    The Jethro Burns Lessons online

    I don't think this resource has been mentioned here in awhile (could be wrong, but all I found was a post from 2011 when Jim Nikora announced the addition of Mike O'Connell's recordings to the...
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    Re: Blue. Stomps, & Rags 25

    this is an older video of mine doing the Lint Head Stomp
    learned it from the Steve Parker Ragtime Book

    Lint Head Stomp
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    You Never Can Tell

    Long live Chuck Berry



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGKzlgWr_VA
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    Blues, Stomps, & Rags #24

    Mark Lavon "Levon" Helm (1940-2012), whose name came up in Blues, Stomps, & Rags #23, is best know for being drummer and singer with with The Band, but, like all members of the group, he was a...
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    Free Jazz mandolin recording download

    Hi all,


    I've recently completed a recording entitled “Pete Plays Wes”. 9 original Wes Montgomery tunes played on mandolin by me with assistance from friends. You can download it no charge at:
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    Re: Blues, Stomps, & Rags #20

    Correction: The "Edit" button isn't appearing. The CD in paragraph 2 above is Early Mandolin Classics, Volume 1 (I don't think there was a Volume 2) and not Mandolin Classics. By the way, it's a good...
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    Music from old iron mines

    Hey!

    Here is little trip I made to old iron mines in Helsinki. The music is played with Bulgarian tamboura that is relative for mandolin and other plucked instruments like guitar.

    There is some...
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    Re: Blues, Stomps, & Rags #19

    Hey Ranald, I posed your question to my friend, Marshall Wyatt, owner of Old Hat Records.... http://www.oldhatrecords.com/ .

    Marshall is an expert on early string band jazz and jugband music....
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    Blues, Stomps, & Rags #19

    Before I get to this week's blues-mandolin player, can anyone recommend any blues-mandolin women? I'm neither avoiding nor taking women for granted, but, with the possible exception of an "unknown...
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    Blues, Stomps, & Rags #18

    Ken Whiteley (b. 1951) is a musician, songwriter, and producer, playing in a variety of styles on guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, ukulele, jugs, piano, accordion, harmonica, kazoo, and percussion...
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    Blues, Stomps, & Rags #17

    Rich DelGrosso describes Eddie Dimmitt as an "unknown" mandolin player, who appeared on a few recordings, but otherwise disappeared from musical history. Dimmitt recorded and played with the Tommy...
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    Blues, Rags, & Stomps #3

    Last week, on "Blues, Stomps, & Rags #2," I posted a video of James "Yank" Rachel playing electric mandolin in 1989, toward the end of his life. Here he is, as a young man in 1929, playing "Divin'...
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    Re: Blues, Stomps, & Rags #1

    I have had this problem in the past with my imbedding not showing up for some folks.

    Try this.......

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2heVEC2djCE

    The tune is " oh red".
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    Blues, Stomps, & Rags #2

    Thanks to everyone who responded to "Blues, Stomps, and Rags #1".

    Perhaps the most influential blues mandolinist was James "Yank" Rachell, an early blues singer and player. He began playing...
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    Blues, Stomps, & Rags #1

    I notice that not much is happening by way of blues here, so I decided to start posting a blues or blues-related tune a week (allowing for "the best-laid plans of mice and men...") for blues...
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    “Mandolin Maker” - A Short Documentary.

    https://youtu.be/eU9-SZAyGs0

    Ran across this and don’t recall ever seeing it here. Short piece on an Italian bowlback maker. English subtitles.

    Some very cool stuff on this YouTube account,...
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