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Why Don't You Tell Me So - Scruggs Break

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Size: 553kb, uploaded 8/17/2009 4:16:51 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

This is a favorite Scruggs break of mine - to me this is Earl at his absolute peak.



4 comments on “Why Don't You Tell Me So - Scruggs Break”

John Kuhn Says:
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 @4:59:09 AM

In F# no less..LOL Mighty smooth, good attack and slide action. Just the right amount of bounce! Great break!

Flying Eagle Says:
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 @5:09:24 AM

Thanks, John. I was tuned up a half step and playing it in F, just like the Foggies did it. I was practicing along with the album before I made my recording.

Laurence Diehl Says:
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 @8:55:38 AM

FIVE stars from me!!! - Yeah Jim I can see why this is your favorite break, it's this kind of stuff that made us all fall in love with Earls playing - fluid, almost playful and just plain RIGHT. And you just communicated all of that in your example here - there's no way I could have played it like that.

westems23 Says:
Thursday, November 12, 2009 @9:23:37 AM

have to agree that this was a very good job on this break. i'd like to hear you play the full song. And yes it's just this type of playing that made me a banjo lover

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