MAC BENFORD 'Half Past Four: Clawhammer Tribute to Ed Haley'

MAC BENFORD 'Half Past Four: Clawhammer Tribute to Ed Haley'

  • $13.50


Benford, a member of the influential Highwoods String Band some 30 years ago, is still going strong, as he shows on this lovely 17-track collection of old-time tunes featuring his clawhammer banjo picking. He backs himself on over-dubbed guitar, and has the help of John Rossbach (mandolin) and John Hoffman (fiddle) on a few tunes. This entire album is devoted to the fiddle tunes of the legendary Ed Haley, adapted to the banjo by Benford. All tunings are noted. Fine, well-played versions of CABIN CREEK, REBEL RAID, CHERRY RIVER RAG, IDA RED, DUNBAR, FORKED DEER, CUCKOO’S NEST, PARKERSBURG LANDING, GREEN MT. POLKA, etc. Well recommended for old-time banjo fans.

Artists:

  • MAC BENFORD
  • JOHN ROSSBACH
  • JOHN HOFFMANN
  • WADE BENFORD

Track Listing:

  • HALF PAST FOUR
  • INDIAN SQUAW
  • FORKED DEER
  • BONAPARTE'S RETREAT
  • PARKERSBURG LANDING
  • BOATSMAN
  • STACKOLEE
  • CABIN CREEK
  • CHERRY RIVER RAG
  • CUCKOO'S NEST
  • CHICKEN REEL
  • LOST INDIAN
  • GREEN MOUNTAIN POLKA
  • DUNBAR
  • IDA RED
  • REBEL RAID
  • BRUSHY RUN