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Tennessee Stud

Posted by JanetB, written by Jimmie Driftwood


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Size: 980kb, uploaded 8/13/2012 11:13:32 AM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

After hearing Jim Reed's Sound Off post I gave this old favorite a try. It has many chords and was a fun challenge to clawhammer. I never got tired of hearing Doc Watson do it with his sound effects and incredible guitar runs.

5 comments on “Tennessee Stud”

rickhayes Says:
Monday, August 13, 2012 @8:05:09 PM

Mentioned on Jim's page that I never had heard that one before. You did a nice job converting to CH.

JanetB Says:
Monday, August 13, 2012 @9:37:36 PM

Google Doc Watson and listen to him do it on youtube. I got to hear him do it in person three times. It's something you shouldn't miss in this lifetime! Thanks, Rick, for your reliable and kind review.

VancePants Says:
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @6:09:55 AM

Nice rendition of a classic Janet... i saw Doc live once... just can't remember if he sang this one, but heard the recording several times, fer sure.

SCclawman Says:
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @6:53:27 PM

That's awesome Janet! I haven't been able to keep up with the hangout over the last month due to being out of town, vacation, too much work, not enough banjo playing, etc! I've enjoyed catching up on some things that I missed and this is really awesome! You can play just about anything and it always sounds great. I never imagined hearing this on clawhammer like this. Also your gourd banjo playing is impressive. I enjoyed checking out some of those, but I still enjoy the clawhammer sound on this song the most. Thanks for sharing your talents and skills with the hangout!

JanetB Says:
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @7:27:52 PM

Thanks Ken and Travis. Nothing like the Hangout for sharing and encouraging.

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