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Grandfather's Clock

Posted by steve davis


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Size: 1,894kb, uploaded 6/29/2007 10:22:30 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

One of my first songs. Ma played it on the piano.

14 comments on “Grandfather's Clock”

debjoy Says:
Monday, July 2, 2007 @9:56:48 PM

A beautiful glad I was able to listen! 

rollin36 Says:
Sunday, September 23, 2007 @8:53:35 AM

beautifuly played...It's nice to hear it slowed down

beeliner Says:
Monday, December 31, 2007 @11:42:54 PM

Very good job on Grandfather's Clock, Never have heard it played any better,

pickNgrin Says:
Wednesday, February 13, 2008 @11:32:01 PM


pstroud1 Says:
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 @9:16:50 AM

Really great pickin, You've got my curiosity now Steve, it sounded like in one part there the notes were going up on one string and down on another at the same time?  That sounds neat. Thats the best I've ever heard that tune played.

steve davis Says:
Thursday, May 1, 2008 @5:21:26 PM

I like getting that G7th(F note on the 4th...the D chord note backed off one) between the D and C chords.I like how it descends too,Paul.


Thanks,everyone.This has always been one of my favorites.

Enviroguy Says:
Tuesday, May 6, 2008 @10:43:07 AM

That was wonderfully played. I guess you've arranged it all yourself and what a fine job you did of it! 

mike gregory Says:
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 @7:45:27 AM

Tain't exactly the way I heard old Earl play it on the album, but (darn me like an old sock,  or dam me like a beaver pond) that sounds GOOD!!

Less frantic a pace than his, more like the actual penduluim speed of an actual seven-foot-tall clock. He's famouser, you're pendulumously authenticer. (Don't let it go to your head. Having "More Pendulumously Authenticer Than Earl" engraved on your tombstone would be a VERY expensive bit of bragging.)

=);{ )

steve davis Says:
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 @1:13:06 PM

Thanks,Dennis and Mike. This song is the one I most connect with my mother,who played it so many times for me while I accompanied her on our Silvertone banjo.

"Pendulumously authenticer",oh my,, sir,are a hoot and a half.

tofte32 Says:
Friday, November 20, 2009 @11:24:35 AM

What lovely tastefull playing I would love to play the guitar along with you on that. what a shame I'm now on the wrong side of the pond.

darryl k. Says:
Saturday, January 16, 2010 @3:18:20 PM

That's nice ! Well done, in the Jens Kruger tradition ( time we replaced E. with Jens as the benchmark??? ))....did I say that out loud? Really nice.

Tam_Zeb Says:
Saturday, October 30, 2010 @12:29:47 PM

Nice pickin Steve

dflowers Says:
Monday, December 13, 2010 @7:48:51 AM

I like the pace of this song, Steve. Easy on the ears..

banjoy Says:
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 @5:27:15 AM

That's as about a fine rendition of that tune as I've ever listened to. Very very nice.

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