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This is the other side of Olly Oakley's record that I posted earlier 11 Replies

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Banana Peel Rag (Some Slippery Number)..1913..August Herman "Gus" Winkler 2 Replies

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Here is another great Olly Oakley record 3 Replies

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Midnight Rag..1912..August Herman "Gus" Winkler

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Posted by carrie horgan on September 1, 2021 at 17:19 — 5 Comments

Olly Oakley plays Gallopade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jvs_pEnVevQ

Amazing skills - haven't heard this one before, I think this a Cammeyer tune.

Posted by carrie horgan on July 14, 2021 at 7:22 — 2 Comments

 

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Trapdoor2 replied to thereallyniceman's discussion This is the other side of Olly Oakley's record that I posted earlier
"Dammit, I should have signed that nonsense, "B. Gibbs""
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Joel Hooks replied to thereallyniceman's discussion This is the other side of Olly Oakley's record that I posted earlier
"This is all just Too Too and Utterly Utter. "
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Sports Parade by Joe Morley

"Sounds fantastic...."
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carrie horgan replied to thereallyniceman's discussion This is the other side of Olly Oakley's record that I posted earlier
"It's actually called 'Toronto Dig' (am kidding....) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJrprK8yz64"
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Trapdoor2 replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Banana Peel Rag (Some Slippery Number)..1913..August Herman "Gus" Winkler
"Man! I cannot get enough of the PRO. My kinda music. Well done on the transcription!"
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Trapdoor2 replied to thereallyniceman's discussion This is the other side of Olly Oakley's record that I posted earlier
""Toronto Jig" is the only published piece from the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta "Thespis". The work was a burlesque and most burlesque town they could think of was Toronto, known for its bawdy and unapologetically brusque…"
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Steve Harrison replied to Steve Harrison's discussion Banana Peel Rag (Some Slippery Number)..1913..August Herman "Gus" Winkler
"Further to"
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Jody Stecher replied to thereallyniceman's discussion This is the other side of Olly Oakley's record that I posted earlier
"This is getting pretty funny as well as compli-ma-cated.  Next someone will tell us that the Toronto in the title is not the one in Canada. It's in Bolivia. Or Albania. Or Laos."
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Trapdoor2 replied to thereallyniceman's discussion This is the other side of Olly Oakley's record that I posted earlier
"Well! I guess I'll download Poppies And Wheat... Thanks y'all!"
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Joel Hooks replied to thereallyniceman's discussion This is the other side of Olly Oakley's record that I posted earlier
"The Arthur Sullivan of Toronto Jig is not the same as Arthur Sullivan of Gilbert and Sullivan. "
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Joel Hooks replied to thereallyniceman's discussion This is the other side of Olly Oakley's record that I posted earlier
"This is Poppies and Wheat by Geo H. Hucke."
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Shawn McSweeny replied to thereallyniceman's discussion This is the other side of Olly Oakley's record that I posted earlier
"Greetings from Toronto. Yes, very crisp and clearly not Sullivan's Toronto Jig. I have found Zonophone  mislabeled  their recordings from time to time. Check the site's other two Oakley recordings, of TJ. Both properly match…"
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Jody Stecher replied to thereallyniceman's discussion This is the other side of Olly Oakley's record that I posted earlier
"Composed by Sir Arthur Sullivan"
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Jody Stecher replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Here is another great Olly Oakley record
"I don't remember whose arrangement Bill played but he played it very well. We made use of this when we were touring The Secret Life Of Banjos.  He would play all these variations of Home Sweet Home as I read aloud a short essay by the film…"
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Trapdoor2 replied to thereallyniceman's discussion Here is another great Olly Oakley record
"Indeed, a very clean recording...of one of my least favorite pieces. HSW seems to be the 19th C banjoist's "Carnival of Venice", a showpiece of impossible techniques and insane variations. There is one version that I actually like, it…"
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The Hailstorm Jig (Classic-style Banjo)

"LOL, I recently took that one off of my regular practice schedule. It is a neat little piece and you do a good job on it. Well done!"
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