16 posts tagged with instrumental and banjo.
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Blackberry Blossom

A traditional fiddle tune, recorded live at the Rainspout festival in Yachats, OR, November 2015. [more inside]
posted by OverlappingElvis on Nov 17, 2015 - 6 comments

Hi! Ho! The Charleston Gals

Usually heard as 'Charleston Gals' in old-time circles these days, this was originally a minstrel-era song. [more inside]
posted by usonian on Aug 13, 2015 - 2 comments

Lynchburg Town

Not the old-time tune you may be thinking of. Fretless banjo with a percussion loop. (As it happens, Garageband's Jazz drum kit instrument has a rattle that sounds a lot like a jawbone.) [more inside]
posted by usonian on Apr 19, 2014 - 1 comment

Carry Me Back To Old Virginny

Solo stroke style arrangement on a fretless minstrel banjo. Another quickie from Briggs Banjo Instructor, 1855.
posted by usonian on Mar 28, 2014 - 1 comment

Whoop Jamboree

Instrumental on fretless minstrel style banjo, played more or less as arranged by Phil Rice in his 1858 banjo instructor. [more inside]
posted by usonian on Mar 25, 2014 - 1 comment

Over The Gates

This is a new one from a short EP I just released for an upcoming tour. It's a stoney instrumental with banjo. You guys like those, right? [more inside]
posted by TheCoug on Feb 26, 2011 - 6 comments

Angeline the Baker

Traditional old-time fiddle tune in D, instrumental clawhammer banjo & guitar. [more inside]
posted by usonian on Nov 18, 2009 - 9 comments

Handlebars

Another itty bitty ditty. [more inside]
posted by ORthey on Sep 4, 2009 - 11 comments

somewhere between cliffs and on

My vague memory of an aphex twin melody on this here banjo that I don't really know how to play. Took me a while to figure out which tune(s) I was thinking of. [more inside]
posted by 31d1 on Jul 20, 2009 - 6 comments

Hillbillujah

This is the soundtrack to a movie about Leonard Cohen going on a rafting trip in rural Appalachia. [more inside]
posted by cortex on Jun 18, 2009 - 15 comments

Harpy Go Lurky

A quick, light-spirited, no-frills guitar/banjo instrumental.
posted by ORthey on Mar 19, 2009 - 19 comments

Hail Poetry

A short arrangement for solo banjo of the stunning Gilbert & Sullivan tune from The Pirates of Penzance. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Feb 7, 2009 - 9 comments

Way up high

I've decided to face my embarrassment and post this song. [more inside]
posted by ORthey on Dec 27, 2008 - 10 comments

Chiefest Microns

Instrumental banjo waltz, written this afternoon. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Oct 26, 2008 - 16 comments

Sunday Front Porch

Early morning front porch music... [more inside]
posted by Pecinpah on Mar 31, 2008 - 2 comments

Shake your head if yes

A rambling instrumental with banjo, whistling, and a few other ingredients. Mix well and serve chilled.
posted by ORthey on Apr 1, 2007 - 14 comments

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