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Episode 180 - Tony Williamson Interview
Join me on this wide-ranging conversation with Tony. We discuss mandolin world addiction, mandolin family instruments, Bill Monroe, Union Grove, overalls, the Bluegrass Alliance, Grisman's porch, Harry Sparks, how a mandolin brought a man back from near death, DGQ, flintknapping and archeology, and as if that were not enough, how a warehouse full of fine plastic guitars (made by the same man who made Django's guitar) bankrolled Mandolin Central. This a fun one and I know you will enjoy meeting Tony Williamson. (More information about the music below.)
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The music in this episode is:
Intro - Buddy Ashmore and Pony Express singing "Prison Walls" written by Randy Godwin. Buddy Ashmore (guitar and vocal), Bradley Laird (mandolin and vocal), Randy Godwin (bass and lead vocal), Mike Estes (fiddle) and David Ellis (banjo).
Segue and Outro Music - These are little samples of a live recording made in Atlanta, Georgia, March 24, 2001 at the 7th Southeastern Mandolin Revue. You are hearing Tony and Gary Williamson wow the crowd. The tunes are Tennessee Blues and Lonesome Road Blues. See Tony's site for more music!
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