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Black Eyed Susie

Posted by JanetB

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Size: 1,116kb, uploaded 3/2/2014 1:55:05 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

For the Tune of the Week, 2/28/14, this version is mostly from Bigfoot Stringband and Rhys Jones' fiddling. He based it on Robert Sykes (1914-1994). It's a much bluesier Black Eyed Susie than I've ever heard and I've been curious about it, so TOTW has again provided me a good learning platform. Tune in, if you haven't! I'm playing a very lightweight banjo with nylgut strings.



8 comments on “Black Eyed Susie”

Lew H Says:
Monday, March 3, 2014 @7:47:30 AM

Nice and bluesy version of a usually non-bluesy happy tune!

rickhayes Says:
Monday, March 3, 2014 @8:48:46 AM

Yeah, that's way different than your average Susie. Nice take.

guitarman8491 Says:
Monday, March 3, 2014 @10:25:53 AM

Janet, very well done..

VancePants Says:
Monday, March 3, 2014 @10:35:24 AM

Great clarity in yer playin' Janet... nice!

rjs808 Says:
Monday, March 3, 2014 @11:19:53 AM

Really, really nice! Love that delicate touch that is so characteristic of your playing.

David M Says:
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 @2:27:13 PM

Lovely clear picking Janet..... ;-)

sesaylor Says:
Sunday, January 29, 2017 @10:11:43 AM

OK, you've got the grease! very well done.

JanetB Says:
Sunday, January 29, 2017 @12:08:40 PM

Thanks!

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