Posted by Adam Kiesling
- Play count: 427
Size: 1,791kb, uploaded 6/12/2015 4:28:47 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
A G tune from the playing of fiddler Jim Reed. Played on my Menzies tackhead in standard tuning, but tuned down to C.
Friday, June 12, 2015 @7:01:25 PM
What a cool tune and beautifully played!
Never thought to lower the tuning down that much, but it sounds really nice.
I will be putting nylon strings on my Ramsey soon and I think I'll let them settle there for a little bit before bringing them up to G.
Adam Kiesling Says:
Saturday, June 13, 2015 @9:26:42 AM
Thanks! The gut strings I have on my banjo are intended to be tuned down lower. If you look at Aquila strings, they have a minstrel set for the lower tunings, and a classic set which will let you tune them up to G.
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