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Ashokan Farewell (fiddle)

I thought this song would be a fitting goodbye, both to this year, and to my childhood home of fifteen years. This is the last video I filmed there before leaving for good. RIP, old home place, you will be missed…
And goodbye to 2020. It’s been a great year for me, and I will remember it fondly. But I’m also looking forward to the adventures and challenges next year will bring!
Happy new year!

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Great Job Gunner, One of my favorite tunes. I tried to learn Tom Adams banjo arrangement several years ago but I found it too tough. I may revisit it again in 2021 as I plan on focusing more attention on Celtic tunes.

Where will you be settling and what are your plans moving forward or are you still undecided?

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Thanks!

I’m gonna be moving to south east Texas at first, I may or may not stay long there, but that’ll be my first location

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Hearing you play has prompted me to pull out my banjo and revisit Ashokan Farewell. Good luck starting a new life in Texas so different to life in Mozambique.

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Nice job! I bet that is bittersweet leaving. Perhaps our paths will cross once you are back in TX

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Thanks!
It is definitely bittersweet. Perhaps they will, we’ll see!

@Dragonslayer wishing you well on your move and Happy New Year!

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I’m so glad I got to meet you in person at Cabin Camp. God bless you.

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Today I made a reasonable facsimile of Mrs. Ball’s chutney. I had to also make a beef curry to try it out on. Worked!

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Thanks for the well wishes!