Dubious Authenticity

by Hank Tilbury

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jools elphick I just celebrate the sheer talent and integrity/authenticity of this man's musical creativity!!
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chrisokunbor Hank keeps the heart and soul of the traditions....makes beautiful primal music while balancing on the edge of the tightrope that is Planet Crazy Creativity. Yep...you can tell... I'm addicted!
Favorite track: Quarter to Midnight.
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Instrumental tunes for a variety of banjos, ukuleles and a guitar.

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released June 23, 2017

Hank Tilbury--standard and baritone five-string banjos, concert and baritone ukuleles, nylon-string guitar, voice, field recordings.

Hearn Gadbois--tombak on "Lonesome John".

Martin Kirwan--guitars and bass on "The Quiet Stomp".

All tunes © 2017 Hank Tilbury, except the traditional ones: "Lonesome John", "Little Sadie" and "Pearly Dew".

Recorded, edited and mastered by Fletcher Munson at the National Repository for the Collective Unconscious, Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

Cover photograph by Len Scover. Painting, "Self-Portrait as Bigfoot Fleeing the Camera" (watercolor, 4"x 6") by Burt Sienna.

Album notes by Ty Pingslow.

Special thanks to: Hearn Gadbois and Martin Kirwan for their playing and their encouragement; Lammbone, Swampmessiah, Greenwood & Burns, Annie Cuatro, Tuonela, Jeff Sampson, Pretzels Malone and many, many others on SoundCloud for their music and inspiration; Becky Stevens and Kaylee Thomas for some fine music-making, tune-sharing and gigging; Jason Beers for his multifaceted genius and for getting me out of my cave; EVERYBODY at Rural Grit and the Kansas City folk scene; Geevie Gee for being a great kid; and, of course, my Nandelion.

This entire mess © 2017 Hank Tilbury

Contact me at hanklebury@gmail.com

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Hank Tilbury Leesburg, Virginia

I play with sounds. Some of those sounds come from actual musical instruments. While I'm not great at any one thing in particular, I'm solidly half-assed at several, and this can make for some enjoyable listening, depending on your tastes.

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