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Mike Compton: “Rawhide”

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Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a blistering fast Bill Monroe tune.

by Dan Gabel
August 29, 2018
 


Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Mike Compton has transcribed hundreds of Bill Monroe’s iconic mandolin tunes and solos, and he teaches many of them in his Monroe-Style Mandolin course on Peghead Nation. While he was in the studio recording a new batch of lessons, he played one of Monroe’s speedy mandolin showpieces, ”Rawhide,” backed by Peghead Nation co-founder and instructor Scott Nygaard.

Learn Bill Monroe’s mandolin style and more from Mike in his Monroe-Style Mandolin course, or guitar with Scott in his Flatpicking Guitar, Roots and Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar, and Intermediate Flatpicking Guitar courses. Enroll in Peghead Nation today!


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