Mandolinking began in 1997 with the aim of linking mandolin players with resources
available on the internet.
Since then, the internet has grown exponentially and, with it, the volume of information
for both new and experienced mandolin payers. Mandolinking retains its enthusiasm
for sharing this information and promoting the mandolin, by linking to the best of
the resources we can find.
Mandolin acquisition syndrome
Looking for some new tunes to add to your repertoire? Thanks to Pete, I have discovered
mandolintab.net - a collection of 10,000 mandolin tabs based on archive material
from the Session. There is also a handy converter which allows you to convert tunes
from ABC format to music and tab. I can’t wait to dive in.
The Mandolinkings - Dave Swarbrick
Latest in my series on the mandolin players who have inspired me features Dave Swarbrick.
The fiddle player and vocalist with Fairport Convention, was failry handy on the
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We’ll be home tonight by the light of the silvery moon. And my heart’s a-thumpin’ like a mandolin a-plunkin’ a tune.
Fain/Webster - the Deadwood Stage
My two favourite pastimes are drinking wine and playing the mandolin, but most of my friends would rather hear me drink wine.