Dulcimer Dave


Location: Denver, NC
Country: United States

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Ken Longfield


At Merlefest in 2004, heard an old fella playing what he referred to as his "Hog Fiddle". Fell in love with the sound and spent six months looking for a "Hog Fiddle". Finally rescued an old (number 3) Folk Roots from 1973 that someone had hanging on their wall. Used to belong to their Dad but it'd hung there for ten years, no one played it and would I like it. We negotiated a good price and I am still playing that instrument today. It needs refinishing, and lately I've gotten the idea that I'd like to build them as well. I also love to hand the instrument to kids too and watch their faces light up when they can make "music" without having to learn complicated chord forms.

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Lucky Dave
01/27/17 09:25:44AM @dulcimer-dave:

 What a wonderful welcome, Thank you all!  I have a slight correction. My Dulcimer was made by "Folk Roots" in the 70's not "Folkways".  

I am looking forward to all of this.


Ben Barr Jr
01/26/17 10:13:39PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Dave, and welcome to the wonderful world of the Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer.  It's a good place to come, spend some time, learn about the dulcimer, and to meet some good people.


Rob N Lackey
01/26/17 10:01:04PM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, Dave, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven.  Hope you enjoy it here.



Jim Fawcett
01/26/17 09:48:40PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Dave, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.

Ken Longfield
01/26/17 08:57:43PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD, Dulcimer Dave. It's good to have you aboard.


"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."