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Bluegrass, Old-Time and Celtic

2013-03-26 16:19:48.094366+00 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

The Difference between Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic bands, now finally

The Bluegrass fiddler paid $10,000 for his fiddle at the Violin Shop in 
Nashville. The Celtic fiddler inherited his fiddle from his mothers 2nd
 cousin in County Clare. The Old Time fiddler got theirs for $15 at a yard

 Celtic and Bluegrass fiddles are tuned GDAE. An Old Time fiddle can be in a
hundred different tunings. ...

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#Comment Re: made: 2013-03-26 19:54:10.623831+00 by: other_todd

You broke it, Dan! 509 Bandwidth Limit Exceeded

Guess I'll try again later ....

#Comment Re: made: 2013-03-27 15:55:57.242639+00 by: andylyke

Apropos fiddles: Someone in Chattanooga explained to me the difference between a fiddle and a violin: "A violin has strings but a fiddle's got strangs, "

#Comment Re: made: 2013-03-28 15:42:12.48688+00 by: Jack William Bell

What has 15 eyes, 16 arms, 14 legs, and seven teeth?

Front row at a banjo workshop...

#Comment Re: made: 2013-03-29 08:15:20.84565+00 by: topspin

Riffing off the old line: "The difference between a violin and a fiddle is that you can spill beer on a fiddle."

You can spill Glenlivet on a violin, the latest craft beer on a Bluegrass fiddle, Guinness on a Celtic fiddle, and moonshine on an Old Time fiddle, but only the Old Time fiddler will lick it off and keep playing.