Robin Thompson


Location: in the Appalachian foothills of southeastern Ohio
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The Logan Elm

Artist: Robin Thompson
Genre: Folk & Singer-Songwriter
Duration: 00:03:00

The tune was named to honor the memory of Chief Logan and his family. . . Also, we wish to stand in support of Native Americans seeking justice today through nonviolent means. Mark is playing a Martin 0028 and I am playing a TimbreHill mountain dulcimer built by my friend Paul Conrad.

Robin Thompson
03/11/17 09:38:47AM @robin-thompson:

Many thanks, Jennifer! 

Jennifer Ranger
03/10/17 07:00:16PM @jennifer-ranger:

Oh yes, this is really lovely Robin!

Jim Fawcett
01/19/17 04:21:40PM @jim-fawcett:

Just a little behind, on my count. But you done good, Robin. Really like it.

Robin Thompson
01/18/17 03:05:44PM @robin-thompson:

Thanks, friends.  I value your comments; it seems the mood we hoped to convey through the piece may have come through the play.  

Dusty Turtle
01/18/17 12:57:08PM @dusty-turtle:

You and Mark work so well together.  The strings just weave around each other. This is absolutely beautiful!  I'm really impressed.

Steve Battarbee
01/18/17 08:52:43AM @steve-battarbee:

I like it Robin. A lovely haunting tune


Lynn austin
01/13/17 08:29:56AM @lynn-austin:

What an achingly beautiful yet mournful tune. Thank you for sharing....

Robin Thompson
01/10/17 09:01:21AM @robin-thompson:

Thank you for the kind comments, friends.  

My high school, Logan Elm HS, was named for the tree by which Chief Logan's speech was supposedly read.  (This site is, generally, referred to as being north of Chillicothe.) As an aside, for those of you familiar with the tune Big Scioty [sic], the site where the Logan Elm stood is in the Scioto River valley.  

Mike Thurman
01/09/17 12:42:48PM @mike-thurman:

What a sad and mournful song - at least to me.  I love it.

Jan Potts
01/08/17 06:39:58PM @jan-potts:

I enjoyed this, Robin! I love the added layer the guitar gives!

Robin Thompson
01/08/17 04:48:05PM @robin-thompson:


Steven Berger
01/08/17 04:47:37PM @steven-berger:

Nice playing, Robin and Mark! Good cause!



Val Hughes
01/08/17 03:47:30PM @val-hughes:

Very  interesting reading Robin. 

Lexie R Oakley
01/08/17 12:04:18PM @lexie-r-oakley:

Robin and Mark this is beautiful! Thank you for pointing this out it is time we support our Native people.

It would be nice to add Native American flute to this piece.

Robin Thompson
01/08/17 11:56:17AM @robin-thompson:

Thank you, Val!  The links in my description didn't come out hot linked.  So, I'm posting them here:

FOTMD member Kevin Messenger pointed me to the first link.  Thanks, Kevin! 

Val Hughes
01/08/17 11:19:48AM @val-hughes:

Beautiful tune and playing.Best wishes for your  cause and support of Native Americans.