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Virtuoso Five-String Banjo

Virtuoso Five-String Banjo

Previously heard only at "school pageants and parties," Barry Hall of Vancouver, British Columbia brings his genre-spanning banjo talents to Folkways on what appears to have been his only recording. Hall comfortably tackles mountain music, baroque pieces, and a Gershwin tune, sometimes adding soft vocals but always letting his picking take center stage. Liner notes contain a short bio of Hall with photos and brief descriptions of each track.

Track Listing

101
Old Joe Clark Barry Hall 1:06
102
Swedish Melody Barry Hall 1:57
103
Willie Moore Barry Hall 3:30
104
Bye-bye Blues Barry Hall 1:12
105
Lute Melody Barry Hall 1:46
106
Pretty Peggy O Barry Hall 3:02
107
Summertime Barry Hall 2:29
108
Lady Margaret Barry Hall 3:37
201
Crown Him Lord of Lords Barry Hall 2:30
202
Little Maggie Barry Hall 2:28
203
Banjo Rondo Barry Hall 1:54
204
Farewell Blues Barry Hall 1:14
205
Lady Gay Barry Hall 2:59
206
Greensleeves Barry Hall 2:36
207
Flop Eared Mule Barry Hall 1:56

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