Mudcat Café message #2646082 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #121235   Message #2646082
Posted By: Charley Noble
01-Jun-09 - 10:37 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: None But One / Nonesuch (Jean Ritchie)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: None But One / Nonesuch (Jean Ritchie
Jean-

I believe it was Pete Seeger on his recording Nonesuch with Frank Hamilton that exposed me to that tune and the range of tunes one might explore with the five-string banjo. Some time someone will fit some words to "Singing in the Country", if someone hasn't already done so!

I, on the other hand, have been mining the old-time tunes that I learned in Michigan with the Elderly Music crew for some of my settings for the nautical poems of C. Fox Smith. Some would argue with that!

Cheerily,
Charley Noble