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Date: 08/20/06 02:00 AM

40 Responses to The original dueling banjos

  1. Profile photo of pizzahedd
    pizzahedd Male 13-17
    45 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 12:37 am
    Link: The original dueling banjos - Banjo clip from the movie Deliverance.
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    sulu Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2006 at 2:09 am
    Second post pretty boring though. Reminds me of Monkey Island!
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    p-ball4life Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2006 at 2:10 am
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    Lazorfish Male 13-17
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    August 20, 2006 at 2:12 am
    `Twas a great movie. I live right next to West Vir`ginny, so I know these types of people. Sometimes, in the night, if I am very quite...I can hear their cries in the distance...Suuuuuweeeee! Suuuweeeee! Squelin` like a piggie!

    I can play that little song they played on my guitar, both parts. I really need a banjo. And a bass while I am at it.

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    brutalnz Male 30-39
    1386 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 2:50 am
    "Sure `as got a priddy mouff"
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    southpaw101 Male 13-17
    160 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 3:45 am
    that sucked
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    FallenSoul Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2006 at 4:59 am
    ^^It didn`t suck. It`s a classic scene from a good movie and it`s a great instrmental song. Either way, that scene never fails to put a smile on my face^_^
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    Osprey39 Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2006 at 5:17 am
    That inbred kid seems pretty rude.
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    saintnick Male 13-17
    270 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 5:41 am
    this ballad is the cornerstone of anyone from the 70`s

    kiling time

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    flaky Male 13-17
    62 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 5:54 am
    and just think if it wasn`t for dat wat would we hum wi`ll talkin` to inbred ppl
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    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
    5101 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 7:06 am
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    sgdp Female 18-29
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    August 20, 2006 at 7:22 am
    Those are some fast fingers. I wish I could play my guitar like that. Or buy me a banjo. Either way, lovely song (or jig).
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    monert Female 18-29
    799 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 7:28 am
    That was good.
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    videogamer Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2006 at 7:34 am
    Didn`t even realize the song had its roots in a movie.
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    AtomicSkier9 Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2006 at 7:46 am
    The guy playing the banjo had an odd look on his face. Who is that guy? The actor I mean.
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    dudeman1st Male 30-39
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    August 20, 2006 at 8:34 am
    hmm. Coulda rented the movie if I wanted to see that.
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    zippo121 Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2006 at 8:39 am

    Billy Redden (the boy with the banjo) did not know how to play banjo and was incapable of faking the playing sequence convincingly, and eventually another youngster was hidden behind his chair, with the sole task of providing the hand movements on the banjo.

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    zippo121 Male 18-29
    123 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 8:47 am
    And also the film didnt write the song it was written and recorded in 1955 as "Feuding Banjos" by Country star Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith. When the song became a hit, he had to file a lawsuit to get credit for writing it.
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    AOD-ninja Female 13-17
    302 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 10:13 am
    that boy is the NASTIEST piece of work i have EVER seen! EWWWWWWWWWW

    cool playing though :P i guess

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    talerthanyou Female 13-17
    71 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 10:40 am
    1. Isn`t that guy playing a guitar?
    2. I got a bit bored watching it. I don`t really like watching people play.... unless it`s at a wicked sweet concert or something.:-?
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    M3ntal1313 Male 18-29
    449 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 11:24 am
    Sqqeeeeeell like a pig
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    stratguy91 Male 13-17
    82 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 12:51 pm
    That kid owned on the banjo. Owned. O-W-N-E-D.
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    celticzaida Female 13-17
    205 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 12:56 pm
    If any of you have ever seen Big Fish, the old man on the porch when Edward first walks into Spectre is the same actor who played the boy with the banjo in Deliverance.
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    Hungwell Male 18-29
    410 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 1:53 pm
    You got a purty mouth!
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    zaman243 Male 13-17
    59 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 3:16 pm
    Thats pretty good. There is some talent in there. :)
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    hockeyguyvwc Male 13-17
    116 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 4:26 pm
    i saw fabio zini play this on my cruise to alaska
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    farquaadhnch Male 18-29
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    August 20, 2006 at 5:18 pm
    I can play that song, not that fast, on mallet instruments.

    Regardless of the song, that is one f*cked up movie. Anyone who hasn`t seen it and doesn`t know what it`s about, go watch it. Great movie if you never want to go into the back country again.

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    narlycharlie Male 13-17
    130 posts
    August 20, 2006 at 6:19 pm
    Awesome! Does anyone else think the guy with the guitar looked like Conan O`Brien?
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    Pikachu42 Female 18-29
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    August 20, 2006 at 8:47 pm
    ummm....wasn`t there a guitar in that scene?
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    yorkiegal25 Female 18-29
    32 posts
    August 21, 2006 at 3:46 am
    I`ve never seen the film but I think I might go out and rent it now! Cool playing though :D
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    D0M Male 13-17
    39 posts
    August 21, 2006 at 3:46 am
    erm ye a few things. i watche this film for the first time last night (coincidentally) and at the start, it says the banjo bit is dubbed by some band or something.

    Also, i watched it with my mates, one of which is the bassist for a reasonably big local band and another who is nicknamed "music nazi" but pointed out the mistake that the accoustic guitar has the capo on the wrong fret. apaprently it should be ont he fifth fret for banjo tune - loosers lol.

    It`s an amazing lil banjo dual though. the kid is wierd.

    "squeeeeel like a pig"

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    biffyclyro89 Male 13-17
    135 posts
    August 21, 2006 at 6:05 am
    can i just say, thats not dueling banjos, thats playing together banjo and guitar. Their not having a competition the guitarist was teatching the boy a song
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    yo-i-am-luke Male 18-29
    626 posts
    August 21, 2006 at 11:18 am
    So was that a hootenany or a ho down?
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    laura1991 Female 13-17
    107 posts
    August 21, 2006 at 1:27 pm
    kinda boring
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    AFTERSHOCK Male 18-29
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    August 21, 2006 at 6:47 pm
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    WHOISIT12345 Male 18-29
    4398 posts
    August 21, 2006 at 9:00 pm
    very cool
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    krusty2514 Male 70 & Over
    189 posts
    August 22, 2006 at 7:01 pm
    bet you that kid was autistic
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    schwebl Male 13-17
    21 posts
    August 24, 2006 at 9:23 pm
    :D kool
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    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
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    August 25, 2006 at 1:26 am
    that kicked so much
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    Anisirion Male 18-29
    82 posts
    November 21, 2006 at 3:00 am
    Film always creeps me out ^-^

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