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Recapturing the Banjo - Otis Taylor
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  1. Ran So Hard the Sun Went Down
  2. Prophet's Mission
  3. Absinthe
  4. Live Your Life
  5. Walk Right In
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  1. Ran So Hard the Sun Went Down
  2. Prophet's Mission
  3. Absinthe
  4. Live Your Life
  5. Walk Right In
  6. Bow-Legged Charlie
  7. Hey Joe
  8. Little Liza Jane
  9. Five Hundred Roses
  10. Les Ognons
  11. Deep Blue Sea
  12. Simple Mind
  13. Ten Million Slaves
  14. The Way It Goes
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Thanks to films like Deliverance and the rise of bluegrass since the mid-'50s, the banjo has come to be associated with white Appalachia in most people's minds, but the instrument actually has its origins in West Africa, arriving in the New World via the slave trade, and consequently became a dominant factor in early African-American song styles. A simple instrument with tremendous modal possibilities, the banjo, particularly in its five-string version, also has a much wider range of tones, approaches, and styles in its ...

Recapturing the Banjo 2008, Telarc

UPC: 089408366727

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