David Bennett

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Location: Madison, AL
Country: US

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Long, Long Ago


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Duration: 00:01:28
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Written in 1833 by English composer Thomas Haynes Bayly (1797–1839). The song was well received, and became one of the most popular songs in the United States in 1844. Bayly is also known as the source for the quote, "Absence makes the heart grow fonder." The line occurs in his song Isle of Beauty.
Dusty Turtle
07/16/20 10:30:38AM @dusty-turtle:

Nice playing, David.


David Bennett
07/15/20 08:23:43AM @david-bennett:

Good advice John, I'll work on that.Timing has never been my strong point :) 


John Gribble
07/15/20 01:17:52AM @john-gribble:

Nice job, David. And a good-sounding instrument.

Consider "singing the words," even silently, as you play. You'll get a sense of where to give the tune some "breathing places."


David Bennett
07/14/20 03:36:17PM @david-bennett:

Any suggestions for improvement would be welcomed.


Gordon Hardy
07/14/20 11:51:51AM @gordon-hardy:

Good stuff David. Really enjoyed the music and the history.


David Bennett
07/13/20 06:33:09PM @david-bennett:

This dulcimore was made by Dan Cox