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View Full Version : New song of mine, "The Diner," played on White Swan banjo uke



Jake Wildwood
05-08-2012, 04:41 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NN9Lq0ak5hM

Did an early morning recording of this new song of mine on the weekend because I wanted to show off the White Swan in action. :)

Currently it's got low G steel strings which gives it quite a kick in jams, and allows me to sub it in for the tenor banjo I usually play for singing with in group. Yes, there are weird old holes in the headstock -- this began life as a 6-string, but I found that a bit much so I took the extra 2 tuners off. There are also 3 other unexplained tiny holes around the swan inlay. I think the whole bit will receive tiny pearl dots in the face soon, easily removable in case the extra pegs want to go back in.

23skidoo
05-08-2012, 01:41 PM
that's a great tune, Jake - there's definitely a John Prine goes old-timey vibe to it - nice melody, nice words, and that banjo uke sounds just right..... thoroughly enjoyed it....

Jake Wildwood
05-08-2012, 01:51 PM
Thanks very much!