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Guy Carawan, Helped Popularize "We Shall Overcome"

“We Shall Overcome” is an old song with no single known author, and it was altered and added to over many years. The form we know it by today was shaped in part by Guy Carawan (July 27, 1927-May 2, 2015). 229 more words

I've fallen in love with the hammered dulcimer

I first heard and saw about the hammered dulcimer on a tv show and it never left me. It’s a real Medieval throwback, a bit like a cross between a harp, a piano and a xylophone. 44 more words

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42nd annual festival

The Festival has come and gone for 2015, we could not have asked for better weather! Many regular attendees were missed that could not come, especially Jake.   169 more words

SADA festival drawing

Pictures of some of the items donated for our festival drawing on Saturday:

Carpe Dulcimer CD by Rob Angus and Denise Guillory. This also includes a book of the songs on the CD tabbed out. 44 more words

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The Dulcimer Capo and How It Works

Dulcimer capos are interesting devices, because they work very closely with the modal nature of the mountain dulcimer’s mostly diatonic fretboard. I had an GREAT question from one of my email newsletter subscribers recently: 417 more words

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Jerry Rockwell Mountain Dulcimer Newsletter 4/1/15

One Life 4/4 Study

Here is a great chord progression I’ve been working with for almost a decade:

Bm / / / | / / / / |D / / / | / / / / |G / / / |D / / / |A / / / | / / / / :|| 241 more words

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