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Bradley Laird's Grass Talk Radio Podcast episode 181

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The podcast for people who play bluegrass music or want to!

Episode 181 - Bob Knysz Interview

This episode will introduce you to one of the movers and shakers in the mandolin world. Bob Knysz is an accomplished bluegrass musician and is also a founder of the Atlanta Mandolin Orchestra.

We discuss his introduction to the mandolin, his experiences in the Chicago area, taking lessons from the great Jethro Burns, attending Bean Blossom, his relocation to Georgia in the early 80's, the beginnings of the South Eastern Bluegrass Association, the Atlanta Mandolin Orchestra, The Classical Mandolin Society of America, and his involvement with a number of bluegrass groups. I know you will enjoy meeting Bob Knysz.

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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 of The MandoLoar Quartet made in Atlanta, Georgia, March 24, 2001 at the 7th Southeastern Mandolin Revue. You are hearing Elite Syncopations by S. Joplin and Vou Vivendo Pixinguinha e Benedita Lacerda. The players are Bob Knysz, Barbara Knysz, Tom Hicks and Jeff Lamb.

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