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  1. Re: straw poll: what's your favourite pick for trad/celtic playin

    I know that many players in this style get excellent results with relatively thin (<1.0mm) picks, but they've never worked for me. The thinnest pick I like is the Dunlop Ultex 1.14. For years I...
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    The other day a YouTube follower asked if I'd post a mandolin version of the English jig "Dribbles Of Brandy," which I'd previously recorded on melodeon and uploaded. It's a simple, lovely tune,...
  3. Poll: Re: Poll for Song a Week Social Group Week # 351

    It's most commonly played in A. Fiddlers sometimes use cross-tuning (AEAE).

    Bob Michel
    Near Philly
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Here's a go at "Little Billy Wilson," one of my favorite American OT tunes.


    http://youtu.be/vPzgb70sz7k

    Bob Michel
    Near Philly
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    Re: New old member

    Thanks, Bob. I'm a few miles west of the city. But I also have a Jersey connection: a little place way, way down on the bayshore in Cumberland County. Whereabouts in South Jersey are you?

    Bob...
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    New old member

    Hi to all--

    I've lurked on this forum since roughly the Dawn of Time, always with the intention of creeping out of the shadows to be counted at some point. The New Year seems a good time. So this...
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