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Lemon Creek

Written/Posted by rickhayes

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Size: 3,164kb, uploaded 2/20/2019 12:36:24 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Tunaday #28 - In Sawmill tuning - (gDGCD).



11 comments on “Lemon Creek”

Don Lewers Says:
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @4:14:09 PM


That's a lovely rich sounding banjo, and a haunting melody line to boot Rick, good on you!. .... Don.

SimonSlick Says:
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @5:17:29 PM

Haunting is right ! Great tune that deserves to be heard...

rickhayes Says:
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @5:31:17 PM

Don and Simon, you are too kind! I appreciate the comments gentlemen.

JanetB Says:
Friday, February 22, 2019 @10:49:11 PM

Wonder what happened on Lemon Creek...Your time has your own hallmark style. Very nice and rather dramatic.

rickhayes Says:
Saturday, February 23, 2019 @7:40:11 AM

Thanks Janet. Lemon Creek is a stream on Staten Island where I grew up. My dad and brother and uncles and I used to go crabbing there when I was a kid. I don't know what prompted me to use this title. Maybe it just sounded like a tune that needed a creek in its name. :>)

Denton Says:
Sunday, February 24, 2019 @4:18:26 AM

Hey Rick, Good one!

rickhayes Says:
Sunday, February 24, 2019 @10:08:06 AM

Appreciate that Richard.

stratovarious520 Says:
Monday, February 25, 2019 @8:16:11 PM

Late to the party brother Rick, but that is a fantastic tune...one of many you have composed! That “modal” tuning lends some ambiguity...minor or bluesy...either way, killer performance!

rickhayes Says:
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @8:49:57 AM

You are too kind Greg. Thanks much.

Laurence Diehl Says:
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @2:50:57 PM

Very cool Rick! - I love the modal sound, and it always seems to conjure up murder and mayhem. I have written a few in this tonality and your original sort of inspires me to try and write another...

rickhayes Says:
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @4:23:18 PM

Thanks for the listen and comments Laurence. Looking forward to hearing what you might come up with. Your originals are all terrific.

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