One concept I didn't explain that might make some more sense out of my previous 2 posts is that as Vess's recording career slowed, and Fred's got more active, when a record company's masters/stampers (the master…"
"Continuing...sorry, the post has a limit on how much hot air I can contribute at a time.....
Vess and Fred knew each other, frequently recorded for the same labels and even recording the same tunes in an overlapping recording career for both of…"
THANK YOU for posting these things....this is FASCINATING to us Ossman fans!
A couple things you might find interesting:
Carol apparently was a dancer with some public career and notoriety....she is on the cover of "Peek"…"
"Also, in one of my first postings on here I had mentioned trying to find the whereabouts of the banjos Vess Sr. and Jr. used to play. A few of you had chimed in regarding them, there is further information we found while reading the journal!…"
LA MI LA MI LA,c'est ce qui est marqué sur la tombe d'un musicien qui était mort d'avoir trop mangé de pain de mie...dixit la mie l'a mis là...
J'ai pris contact avec tout ce petit monde, j'en connais déjà pas mal depuis un bail, les autres sont trés sympas.
Merci mon pote !
Hey, thanks! I like your version of the Morley too; I'll have to incorporate the octaves on the walkdown of the "D" section--sounds great. I'm doing my best to approximate William Ball's performance on that tune; have you heard it?
Hi Marc - I could not help but note that you were aware my father (Tom Barriball) played a "Clifford Essex Regal" banjo. How did you get to know my father? We, the family, have over more recent years lost an awful lot of photos and history in relation to our Father and my Brother in Leicester & I are trying to regain some of what has been lost. Anything you can tell me would be very much appreciated