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Size: 1,255kb, uploaded 7/22/2019 4:46:10 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Tunaday #262 - Tuning is g#(BEBE) - known as Dead Man's" E-tuning

5 comments on “Dewdrops”

stratovarious520 Says:
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 @5:28:28 PM

Nice! I reckon you’ve dabbled in about every usable tuning...this one has a nice ring to it. Spritely melody (although I’m still trying to make the association to dew ; ) ), and fine pickin’!

Don Lewers Says:
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 @10:44:03 PM

Soundin' slippery sweet there Rick ...... this'd also suit a good banjo lesson on slides and hammer ons to boot!, ..... good to the last wee drop. ...... Don.

rickhayes Says:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 @7:54:22 AM

Thanks Greg. Couldn't really come up with a good title but I thought the initial notes maybe indicated falling rain but I didn't like that for a title so despite the fact that dewdrops just form and don't fall, I used it. Hey Don, you're spot on with the hammers and slides comment; thanks for the listen.

JanetB Says:
Thursday, July 25, 2019 @7:48:00 AM

I tried to imagine the tune just by reading its title. I couldn’t quite do it, but the real thing did not let me down. Interesting that dead man’s tuning can produce something so alive

rickhayes Says:
Thursday, July 25, 2019 @8:07:02 AM

Thanks Janet. I'll have to admit I probably missed on the title. Glad to hear that the tune itself fared better. I like your "interesting" observation.

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