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  1. Brenda Sims
    Brenda Sims July 13, 2010 at 6:41 PM | | Reply

    I don’t know anything about banjo music, but your podcast has me hooked. Thanks for sharing your knowledge in such an interesting way.

  2. Dorothy Cosh
    Dorothy Cosh June 25, 2010 at 4:26 PM | | Reply

    I enjoyed your podcast very much. It is good to hear about female players. It was interesting to hear the Torrances play. I met Myrtle a few times at UK BMG rallys, I am assuming the waltz is by Morley, and shall try it out. She played mandolin after her husband died – I never heard them play banjo. The banjo is an addictive instrument as shown by Bessie”s persistence. Many tanks.

  3. Ken Brann
    Ken Brann June 20, 2010 at 4:00 PM | | Reply

    A wonderful story Hal! I also enjoyed the music, especially the Hail Stone Jig.

    Thanks,

    Ken

  4. tom ryan
    tom ryan May 29, 2010 at 3:30 PM | | Reply

    Another wonderful reading from Hal, plus playing from the Torrances…marvellous !!
    Tom Ryan

  5. Rob MacKillop
    Rob MacKillop May 29, 2010 at 6:15 AM | | Reply

    Absolutely wonderful, Hal. What an incredible contribution you are making! Very much appreciated.

  6. Jim Abrams
    Jim Abrams May 29, 2010 at 5:33 AM | | Reply

    Hal, the pod cast is magnificent! This is a great addition to the site. You have a great sounding voice too. I assume there are no recordings of Bessie Campbell. The recordings you did include are very nice. The whole effort provides historical depth to playing classic banjo. Thanks very much.

  7. Marc Smith
    Marc Smith May 29, 2010 at 1:16 AM | | Reply

    Hi Hal, Just listened to the Bessie bit. What a great thing you’ve done! Thank you very much!!

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