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Lazy Kate (CB) (TOTW)

Posted by JanetB


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Size: 1,280kb, uploaded 7/9/2017 12:17:20 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

For the old-time Tune of the Week, 7/7/17 Lazy Kate was recorded at the beginning of the 1930's buy a Mississippi stringband called Leake County Revelers. In the key of D, I put it in what's equivalent to open G tuning on the cello banjo (dADF#A). For an easy-sounding tune, it was a bit challenging to arrange, but easier for me to play than in double D tuning. Easier playing makes for a better end-result, don't you think?!

4 comments on “Lazy Kate (CB) (TOTW)”

Denton Says:
Monday, July 10, 2017 @1:27:25 AM

The song has a good feel to it. It flows but doesn't sound "lazy"at all!

JanetB Says:
Monday, July 10, 2017 @6:34:02 AM

Thank you, Richard. No, it does not sound lazy, and the TOTW poster speculated that lazy Kate is the name of a little contraption that would make sewing easier. So I can imagine being busy at work with loom and threads while hearing this tune.

banjukebox Says:
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 @9:10:00 AM

Really nice arrangement, Janet. Sounds like there ought to be words.

JanetB Says:
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 @11:11:02 AM

Thanks, Pat. Writing lyrics is hard, but good ones are sure fun to sing.

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