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Bright Sunny South

Posted by Bluesage

 

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- Play count: 2300

Size: 4,389kb, uploaded 10/27/2006 11:37:25 PM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Another old time tune with a minor feel to it. This seems to be my favorite type of song.



6 comments on “Bright Sunny South”

Bongshang Says:
Monday, January 8, 2007 @12:31:10 PM

Everything about this track is lovely. A very relaxing piece of music. I never thought that was possible with a banjo track. Well done Mike, JJ

kcjc69 Says:
Saturday, February 10, 2007 @11:03:48 AM

Nice mellow piece! Vocals are a perfect fit for this relaxing piece. I not only hear but feel your enjoyment for this type of music.

darryl k. Says:
Tuesday, July 8, 2008 @3:26:23 PM

nice melancholy. I like the relaxed pace.

darryl

 

writerrad Says:
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 @8:17:56 AM

What's the origin of this great tune.  I like your singing, it is real sincere and respects the tune,  What key?  I am at work without a tuner

Bluesage Says:
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 @9:06:42 AM

Thanks everyone for the kind words. Tony, I learned this song from a Doc Watson album. I believe Merle might have been playing banjo, but It's not an actual "transcription" of his playing. I found a key that suited my voice and then went hunting for a tuning that caught the spirit of the piece; in this case it was Cm tuning (gCGCEb). I have no clue as to the origin of the song itself. I like to imagine it was sung during the "Mexican American War", but if so, was probably adapted from a far older song from the balladry of the British Isles... I have a video posted on youtube if you're interested in the fingerings: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byDlKqSt4tY

ELWOOD Says:
Thursday, May 6, 2010 @11:50:28 AM

I am so pleased to have heard Bright Sunny Suoth done as Good as this is.....Steve 5 Stars

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