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Mike Compton and Joe Newberry: “Last Chance”

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Peghead Nation’s Monroe-Style Mandolin instructor and his duo partner play a classic banjo tune from Virginia old-time musician Hobart Smith.

by Dan Gabel
December 24, 2019
 


Mike Compton and Joe Newberry recently passed through Northern California while on tour and stopped by Peghead Nation HQ to play a few tunes. In this video, they play a great version of “Last Chance,” an old-time banjo classic from Virginia musician Hobart Smith.  

For more from Joe and Mike, check out Compton and Newberry Livea 2013 release from Mike and Joe playing songs from the 1930s and '40s, when brother duet music was transforming into bluegrass.  

And learn mandolin from Mike Compton in his Monroe-Style Mandolin course on Peghead Nation!


Tags: Guitar, Mandolin
Category: Featured Video

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