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Monroe Mondays: “Scotland”

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Bill Monroe wrote this tune as a twin-fiddle homage to the sound of Highland bagpipes https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/monroe-mondays-scotland/

Mike Compton: “Rawhide”

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Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a blistering fast Bill Monroe tune. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/mike-compton-rawhide/

Harmonic Tone Revealers: “Sail Away Ladies”

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Peghead Nation instructors John Reischman, Sharon Gilchrist, and Scott Nygaard play the Kenny Baker version of this traditional favorite. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/live-onstage/harmonic-tone-revealers-sail-away-ladies-house-concert/

Monroe Mondays: “Ozark Rag”

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One of the many tunes Bill Monroe wrote in his later years. https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/monroe-mondays-ozark-rag/

Joe K. Walsh and Scott Nygaard: “Watson’s Blues”

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Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play a tune that Bill Monroe wrote and named after one of his favorite guitarists, Doc Watson. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/nygaard-walsh-watsons-blues/

Chad Manning: “Road to Columbus”

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Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays the Bill Monroe favorite. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/chad-manning-road-columbus/

Dixie Hoedown, Part 1

The bluegrass jam favorite ................Dixie Hoedown................ comes from mandolin great Jesse McReynolds and has been recorded by numerous people........ including Jerry Douglas........ David Grisman
https://pegheadnation.com/string-school/courses/bluegrass-mandolin-jam-favorites/dixie-hoedown-part-1/

Monroe Mandolin Camp Announces Video Scholarship Competitions

Mike Compton................s Monroe Mandolin Camp has announced that it will be holding three Video Scholarship Compe....titions this year for banjo........ mandolin........ and fiddle students. These scholarships will be available for this year
Competitions for mandolin, fiddle, and banjo scholarships are limited to 25 video submissions for each instrument, judged by a talented panel of players and instructors. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/monroe-mandolin-camp-video-scholarship-competition/

Mike Compton: “Bluegrass Ramble”

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Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a Bill Monroe cross-tuned instrumental. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/mike-compton-bluegrass-ramble/

Monroe Mandolin Camp 2018 Lineup Announced

For the past four years in September........ Peghead Nation........s Monroe........Style Mandolin instructor Mike Compton has hosted the Monroe Mandolin Camp........ offering students a weekend full of instruction
Mike Compton's annual traditional music camp adds guitar, singing, and bass classes to its lineup. Registration opens January 1. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/monroe-mandolin-camp-lineup-2018/

Monroe Mondays: “The Lloyd Loar”

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A tune of rebirth, named by the man who repaired Bill Monroes iconic mandolin. https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/monroe-mondays-lloyd-loar/

Joe K. Walsh and Scott Nygaard: “East Tennessee Blues”

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Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play the popular old-time tune at our first Mandolin Camp. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/back-room/nygaard-walsh-east-tennessee-blues/

Kathy McFarland Evans

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Peghead Nation banjo instructor Bill Evans wife recently passed away after a difficult battle with leukemia. Join us in sending your thoughts and support to Bill and his family. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/breaking-news/bill-evans-kathy-mcfarland-evans/

California Banjo Extravaganza 2017

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Bill Evans, Charlie Cushman, and Bob Carlin celebrate the artistry of the five-string banjo with six concerts and a mini-camp, November 8 - 12. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/bill-evans-california-banjo-extravaganza-2017/

Monroe Mondays: “Call of the Shepherd”

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The least popular tune of the batch. https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/monroe-mondays-call-shepherd/

Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: “I Get My Whiskey from Rockingham”

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Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays a traditional favorite with his trio at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/live-onstage/molskys-mountain-drifters-rockingham-cindy/

Monroe Mondays: “Northern White Clouds”

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The toilet paper song. https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/monroe-mondays-northern-white-clouds/

John Reischman and Scott Nygaard: “The North Shore”

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Peghead Nation instructors play a mandolin and guitar duet of John Reischmans original waltz. https://pegheadnation.com/featured-videos/studio/john-reischmnan-scott-nygaard-north-shore/

Monroe Mondays: “Monroe’s Hornpipe”

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A jam standard on a non-standard instrument. https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/monroe-mondays-monroes-hornpipe/

Monroe Mondays: “My Father’s Footsteps”

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Paternalistic Picking from the Father of Bluegrass https://pegheadnation.com/commentary/take-stand/monroe-mondays-my-fathers-footsteps/

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