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From AlexEve on 6/25/2017 8:19:27 PM

Anyone want to recommend any must know music? I am newish to playing as well as community. I especially like any sad and dark banjo. 

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Uncle Brad says:
6/26/2017 12:07:35 PM

AlexEve,

Here's a suggestion: Wayfaring Stranger. It's in a minor key (Am) so that will meet your desire for sad and dark.

You will find the backup track of it for practicing at the Strum Machine web site. On the homepage, just select the "Play another song" link and choose Wayfaring Stranger and see how it goes. Slow it down as desired.

strummachine.com/

The chords are fairly easy. The F may require a bit of practice, but still doable. Here's a link for common chord charts that has easy fingering for the required chords in G tuning.

bluesageband.com/Tab%20...Chords.pdf

I hope this is interesting to you.

Uncle Brad says:
6/26/2017 5:40:49 PM

I forgot to mention that there are several tabs available for this song in the tabs archive of BHO.

AlexEve says:
6/26/2017 7:29:37 PM

Thanks so much for this!!!!


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