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Wildwood Flower - Louis Ruoti - Flatpick Solo

A Carter Family song, bless their souls! Instrument is a Blueridge BR 140, recorded with a Zoom H6 Handy Recorder and Logitech web cam.
Nov 10, 2017
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Santa Rosa Wildfire - Original Song - Louis Ruoti - Flatpick Guitar Solo

Another freewheeling "make it up as you go along" song. Instrument is a Blueridge BR 140, recorded on a Zoom H6 Handy Recorder.
Nov 9, 2017
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Oct 27, 2017
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Jessie and Ginny Original Flatpick Solo Louis Ruoti

"Where does the time go? I've come to accept the physical limitations which come with age, but mine are of a degree which interfere with my ability to play for more than a couple of hours per day. It's disheartening, but I simply do the…"
Oct 26, 2017
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Jessie and Ginny Original Flatpick Solo Louis Ruoti

"I hear you, buddy.  I will hit the big 70 in January! YikesI But nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, will keep me from several hours a day on my guitar, banjo, and fiddle. I figure, now that I am retired, every day is Saturday! You are one…"
Oct 25, 2017
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"Thanks, Dave. Your kind praise spurs me on in the battle between my old bones and the instrument! "
Oct 25, 2017
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"As always, Louis, a TOP NOTCH rendition!"
Oct 25, 2017

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Favorite Flatpickers
Contemporary: David Grier, Bryan Sutton, Kenny Smith
Old School: Doc Watson, Clarence White,Tony Rice, Norman Blake
Other: Django Reinhardt
Favorite Flatpicking Tunes
Daley's Reel, Whiskey Before Breakfast, St Anne's Reel, Angeline the Baker
Favorite Guitars
Blueridge, Larrivee, Collings, Ryan
Tell us more about yourself (place a Bio here if you wish)
Another starving flatpicker gone broke for playing all day instead of working :)
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http://www.flatpickit.com

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At 10:21am on December 4, 2011, Ken Chapple said…

Hi Louis.  I'd love to pick!  I'm not sure if I'll be at Darrington this year.  Our band didn't get booked because we're not Trad enough! However, if we don't have anything else booked, I would love to go!

Ken

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At 9:30pm on December 4, 2011, Steve Alexander said…

I've gone vegan and may look at gluten free as well. My daughter has gone that route - it seems to becoming acknowledged as a good health threat. Looking forward to picking with you sometime in 2012!

At 5:45pm on December 8, 2011, Perry Beckham said…

Louis,

Good to hear from you, hope you're well.

Hoping to get down to the ANZA this winter.

Maybe see you there or at Wintergrass.

Best of the holiday season to you.

Perry

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