Plays Hawaiian Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele and Guitar ()

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Plays Hawaiian Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele and Guitar - Roy Smeck
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  1. Twelfth Street Rag
  2. Frettin' Blues
  3. Shuffle off to Buffalo
  4. Limehouse Blues
  5. Nifty Pickin'
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  1. Twelfth Street Rag
  2. Frettin' Blues
  3. Shuffle off to Buffalo
  4. Limehouse Blues
  5. Nifty Pickin'
  6. Tough Pickin'
  7. Slippery Fingers
  8. Steel Guitar Rag
  9. Tiger Rag
  10. Guitarese
  11. Farewell Blues
  12. Ukelele Bounce
  13. Bugle Call Rag
  14. Laughing Rag
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The only problem with this album is the use of the word "play" in the title. Sure, with most musicians it can be called "playing" an instrument. With Roy Smeck, what he does on Hawaiian guitar or just plain old regular guitar is more like a consecration. His banjo work is more like a reordering of molecules. "Ukulele Bounce" sounds like a man playing a ukulele, and very well at that, but creates more of a historical impact as one realizes recordings from nearly a quarter of a century are represented on this collection. ...

Plays Hawaiian Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele and Guitar 1992, Yazoo

UPC: 016351015228

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