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I would absolutely LOVE to get to go to Kamp, but life, finances, etc., so far have conspired each year to prevent that from happening. I DID get to meet Gary in person after having done guitar swaps, emailing and telephone conversations and such over a 2-3 year period. He's a good guy and I think it would be really cool to have a whole room full of lefty guitars and guitar players, although I'd really like to have one righty, just so they could understand what we routinely face surrounded by a sea of "backwards" instruments ;-)
I had it in one of Steve's Kamp books. Maybe '05? It was an intermediate version. I'll see if I can dig it up for you for next summer if you like. I'm really glad you enjoy that version of "Fiddler's Dram".
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