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Crossing the Cumberlands

Posted by JanetB, written by Bill Monroe and Lamar Grier


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Size: 928kb, uploaded 9/1/2011 5:34:03 PM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

There's a mysterious sound to this tune, as if crossing those mountains wasn't an easy or safe thing to do. I enjoyed figuring it out with the melodic style, and then chordally.

3 comments on “Crossing the Cumberlands”

David M Says:
Friday, September 2, 2011 @1:34:32 AM

Quality, subtle picking Janet, I enjoy your playing.

Thanks and best wishes...David

banjoike Says:
Saturday, September 10, 2011 @8:32:45 PM

Nice! What key is that in?

JanetB Says:
Sunday, September 11, 2011 @7:57:31 AM

It's in G minor. I learned it by listening to Alan O'Bryant's version (Nashville Bluegrass Band).

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