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Cameron DeWhitt
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Episode 401: Keala Venema (Old Time Fiddle, Shamisen, and Chatting with Instruments)
49 minutes Posted May 1, 2024 at 7:00 am.
Candy Girl
Cluck Old Hen
Julianne Johnson
Billy in the Lowground
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Welcome to Get Up in the Cool: Old Time Music with Cameron DeWhitt and Friends! This week’s friend is Keala Venema. We recorded this last week in Lansing, Michigan.
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Candy Girl (
Cluck Old Hen (
Julianne Johnson (
Billy in the Lowground (
Bonus Track: Big Scioty
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