Posted by JanetB
- Play count: 176
Size: 1,424kb, uploaded 3/9/2018 3:45:02 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
For the old-time Tune of the Week, 3/9/18, Jimmy in the Swamp comes from the fiddle playing of Nebraska great Bob Walters. It's in the key of G and I'm playing in guitar tuning gDGBE. Most banjo players play it in G tuning.
Friday, March 9, 2018 @5:32:05 PM
Oh wow, this has melodic 3 finger written all over it. And again, I believe it has reference to my neck of the woods? Anyway, as always, a beautiful rendition miss Janet!
Friday, March 9, 2018 @6:36:51 PM
Thanks. Another one for you to offer TOTW, Greg? Though it had Kentucky roots, its notiness reminds me of fiddle tunes from other parts of the country.
Lew H Says:
Monday, March 12, 2018 @8:34:55 AM
Very nice tone and playing, Janet! I need to listen to it more: It sounds like the B part is in a minor key--maybe E minor?--while the A part is in G. Does that sound right to you?
Monday, March 12, 2018 @2:15:35 PM
Yes, Lew, you’re right about the chords. And I was using my Mac Traynham banjo. Thanks!
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 @10:01:06 AM
Like the B part, JB!
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