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Doug Wood

Doug's wife, Maureen, bought him a banjo when he retired - to keep him out of mischief, and because he said he loved the sound of it.

Years later (don't ask!) - and still loving that crisp, plinckety sound - playing the banjo and singing has almost become an obsession.

He is mostly into Old Time American folk music, and has collected a sizeable portfolio of Appalachian Mountain music, American Civil War songs, plantation songs and early Bluegrass material.

Doug has also written a few songs with a local flavour, and has put words to a number of Irish and American traditional tunes.

 Listen to Doug Wood
Play 'Kitty Brewster' Kitty Brewster (full song)
Play 'Got A Little Home To Go To' extract Got A Little Home To Go To (extract)
Play 'Cripple Creek' extract Cripple Creek (extract)
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