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When I'm 69

Written/Posted by rickhayes

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Size: 1,890kb, uploaded 9/26/2018 2:44:10 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Tunaday #268. Didn't have a name for this so since today is the beginning of my 70th year, why not. A neat little tuning - g#BEBE - known as Dead Man's" E-tuning. Hope the tuning name has nothing to do with life expectancy; I'd like to hang around on this rock a bit longer.



11 comments on “When I'm 69”

stratovarious520 Says:
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 @9:31:09 PM

Happy birthday Rick! Spirited tune. How do you keep track of all these tunings? Seems like you use a different one on each of your songs : )

rickhayes Says:
Thursday, September 27, 2018 @6:35:26 AM

Thanks Greg. Most of the tunes I've been posting lately are from a tune writing project I did a couple of years ago in which I tried to compose one tune per day for a year. A sub-objective of that project was to try out a bunch of different tunings new to me. I think I tried 24 different tunings during the project. For my normal clawhammer playing I typically keep to Double C or Sawmil,l and for 3 finger mostly G tuning.

jimifive Says:
Friday, September 28, 2018 @2:22:18 PM

Love that tune Rick - can really relate...

rickhayes Says:
Friday, September 28, 2018 @3:42:33 PM

Appreciate that Jimi. I'm with ya bud.

JanetB Says:
Friday, September 28, 2018 @6:50:49 PM

Hope your special day was banjoyful. The tune sounds upbeat but realistic, accepting and happy to be picking.

rickhayes Says:
Saturday, September 29, 2018 @4:19:08 PM

Thanks Janet. Always happy to be able to pick, but the best part of the day was having lunch with 3 of our 4 grandchildren and our daughter-in-law.

Lew H Says:
Sunday, September 30, 2018 @11:24:00 AM

Very nice!

Don Lewers Says:
Sunday, September 30, 2018 @6:23:47 PM

Yeah a Happy Birthday to ya' Rick .... celebrating it with your own 69'a tune's pretty special!, well played mate.

rickhayes Says:
Monday, October 1, 2018 @8:02:12 AM

Hey Lew and Don, thanks for giving a listen and for the nice comments.

VancePants Says:
Saturday, October 6, 2018 @2:16:53 PM

Will ya still need me, will ya still feed when, when I'm 64? Well, this ain't Lennon/McCartney, but... mayhaps during their Sgt. Pepper Days? Tuning hints of that Eastern drone vibe. Meditate... Radiate... repeat... . Cheers and Many More!!!

rickhayes Says:
Saturday, October 6, 2018 @4:50:28 PM

Thanks Ken. Fortunately nobody has to feed me, or change me, yet. Hoping to keep it that way for awhile!

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