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    Re: Random mandolin sightings

    Thanks, Allen. I'm not proud to tell you that there was slavery in Canada, but involving far smaller numbers than in the U.S. "In August 1833, the Slave Emancipation Act was passed, giving all slaves...
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    Re: Random mandolin sightings

    Great picture. Roger. Thanks.
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    Re: Random mandolin sightings

    Thanks. The bus tour that the article was about was in September of 2019, when students visited a museums and historical sites related to the Underground Railway and the settlement of black refugees...
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    Re: Random mandolin sightings

    This is from Humber Magazine (Winter 2021), the alumni magazine of Humber College in Toronto, where I got a certificate from a correspondence program. There is no information about the photo, but it...
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    Re: Newbie to the Cafe and the Mandolin

    Welcome to the Cafe, Scott. Enjoy your mandolin journey. You'll find a helpful and supportive community here.
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    Re: Bernie in Newfoundland (no mando content)

    Is this "politics"? Whether you love or hate Bernie and his politics, I don't see any political statement or even commentary in this picture. I'm not American though.
    Moderators, if you feel that...
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    Bernie in Newfoundland (no mando content)

    I hate to be trendy, but I couldn't resist passing this on.

    191518

    Sorry, editing problems. Click on photo to enlarge.
  8. Re: How do these on-line private-sales work? Pay first or ship fi

    Ditto for me.
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    Re: Mandolin Café Milestones

    I'm impressed that you both know how to add the accent!
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    Re: New player - Mandolin

    Welcome to the Cafe. I gather from folks here that you pay a lot extra for that curly bit without getting any benefit in sound. My mandolins don't have a scroll.
  11. Thread: Mandolin Banjo?

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    Re: Mandolin Banjo?

    And, of course, there's the commodium:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQy1om865I0&ab_channel=axelrodcaryandfoss


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQy1om865I0&ab_channel=axelrodcaryandfoss
  12. Thread: Mandolin Banjo?

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    Re: Mandolin Banjo?

    You swerve to avoid the oni... wait a minute, what was the question again?
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    by Ranald
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    Re: Mandolin Banjo?

    Oops, accidentally posted the same message twice.
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    Re: Mandolin Banjo?

    Journeybear summed it up well. I have a " Vega Little Wonder banjo mandolin" (as Vega called it) from the 1920's. I describe it as having all the volume of a banjo with none of the sweetness of a...
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    Re: Harp Seal´ s Castel

    King Wenceslas is one of the more popular carols in the English-speaking world. When my partner is leading Christmas singsongs, people always requests it, and everyone sings heartily. Here's the...
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    Re: Harp Seal´ s Castel

    Very nice, Ondrej. I sent it on to my Merlin-playing stepdaughter.

    (And I like your English carol about the Czech king, that followed on YouTube.)
  17. Thread: New music

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    Re: New music

    Thanks so much, Roberto. I enjoyed both the music and the videos.
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    Re: Mandolin/guitar collab

    Sounds good to me, though I'm familiar with "Swallowtail" and jigs generally played a lot faster by both professionals and amateurs, but that may be a matter of taste or regional styles. Nice clean...
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    Re: "What's That Sound?" Del McCoury jam

    [QUOTE=Mark Gunter;1804440]Their take on the oft covered Blind Lemon Jefferson tune, See That My Grave Is Kept Clean, aka One Kind Favor
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    Thanks so much for these, Mark. Here's another take...
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    Re: Mandolin flagship song?

    Who's the third (bearded) mandolin player? Fiddler?
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    Re: Mandolin flagship song?

    My brother sings and plays British Isles and Canadian traditional music. At one gig, a fellow kept requesting a well-known, overdone song that he'd dropped from his repertoire, a fairly complex...
  22. Thread: Mandolin Newbie

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    Re: Mandolin Newbie

    Welcome to the Cafe. Judging my experience that won't be the last E string you snap!
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    Re: Mandolin flagship song?

    In my experience, they ask you for bluegrass, which is great and provides many options -- if you play bluegrass. However, for those of us who don't...
  24. Thread: Hi Everyone

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    Re: Hi Everyone

    Welcome to the Cafe, Eric. Please tell us a bit about your instrument and musical interests. If you have any questions, there a lots of helpful people here, generous with their knowledge.
  25. Re: Anybody fixed this kind of left thumb aggravation?

    Unlike the writers of posts 2 & 3, I am a doctor (of Folklore). It looks to me like you're a victim of the evil eye. Have you tried dropping silver in water then bathing your thumb in silver water?...
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