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Shakin' Down the Acorns

Shakin’ Down the Acorns by Tony Elman

Shakin’ Down the Acorns is a volume of “footstompin’ fiddle tunes” with hammered dulcimer. Featuring American Folk songs such as Arkansas Traveler and Uke Pick Waltz, Elman’s group of banjo, recorder, dobro, piano, cello, and a fiddle provide a smorgasbord of tunes that will set the most stubborn foot a tappin’. 9 more words

Out Of The Basement

Upcoming Exhibit: "The Virginia Dulcimer: 200 Years of Picking"

Hello, all!  My apologies for the long gap between posts, but I had a very busy, out-of-town weekend that wasn’t quite conducive to internet time.  However, I am here to announce an upcoming exhibit soon to be installed here at the museum, which will focus on the musical instrument known as the dulcimer. 839 more words

Classic Zeppelin "Whole Lotta Love" played on 3-string electric mountain dulcimer by Sam Edelston

  • Classic Zeppelin “Whole Lotta Love” played on 3-string electric mountain dulcimer by Sam Edelston. The dulcimer can be a very sweet, tender instrument — but it’s also great for rocking out.
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Sweet, Sweet Music

I haven’t done a proper meme in a long time, so when I was asked to put my iPod/MP3* player on shuffle and list all the songs, no skipping, I thought it would be a cool thing. 591 more words


UK Tour with Alright the Captain

Oh yeah! We’re super excited to announce we’ll be heading back to the UK for a co-headline tour with the amazing Alright the Captain! 20 more words


Here’s a gallery of some of my Canjos. I started making them to practise fretting. I purchased a proper fret slot saw online and matching fretwire. 77 more words

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Music Video: Sam Edelston - Whole Lotta Love (on Dulicmer)

And now for something completely different.  Here’s Sam Edelston playing Led Zeppelin‘s Whole Lotta Love on the dulcimer.  Don’t dismiss this out of hand; it really rocks!

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