Banjo Hangout Logo
Banjo Hangout Logo

Premier Sponsors

Banjo Lovers Online

MP3 Details

Music Archive  |  Playlists

rickhayes' Music  |  Music rickhayes Likes

< View Entire Music Archive

Anxious Age

Written/Posted by rickhayes


like this

- Play count: 72

Size: 1,743kb, uploaded 6/7/2020 1:37:55 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Tunaday #284 - In Dick Weissman E-minor tuning (bBGBE)

7 comments on “Anxious Age”

badmajon Says:
Sunday, June 7, 2020 @4:10:49 PM

Wow, trippy. I liked this a lot. How are you playing this? It doesn’t sound like the claw hammer I’m familiar with. Then again I’ve never played in that tuning.

rickhayes Says:
Sunday, June 7, 2020 @7:39:23 PM

Hey, thanks for the listen and like. I actually recorded this years ago but just posted it, and it's pretty much standard clawing with a little drop thumbing in the B part.

stratovarious520 Says:
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 @2:22:59 PM

That was cool as can be! I’m digging that tuning...and your ability to navigate through it (and all the other tunings you use). Great job my friend!

rickhayes Says:
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 @4:41:38 PM

Thanks as always Greg. Funny that you mention the tuning as I was even thinking about it when badmajon commented. I listened to it and as usual i pluck the strings 54321 before I start the song. Clearly the 5th string is an e, not a b as I mention in describing the tuning. I figured I would try making the 5th the b, but the source where I found the tuning wasn't clear if it should match the open 2nd string or the 2nd at the 12th fret. Tried them both and although they sound different I liked them both, as well as the incorrect e that I recorded originally. Go figure!

stratovarious520 Says:
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 @12:23:28 PM

Ha! I didn’t catch that either, and I usually have a “discriminating” ear. I don’t hear the 5th much in clawhammer as a prominent melody note, but as a drone. I would think cranking it up to B would be able all the torque it could stand! ; )

stratovarious520 Says:
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 @12:24:56 PM

*about*....not “able”. Dadburned auto correct!

rickhayes Says:
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 @1:48:10 PM

Ha, know what you mean about auto correct. It has embarrassed me sometimes. Having a spike at 9 made cranking it up to the high B a lot easier.

You must sign into your myHangout account before you can post comments.

Copyright Notice:
You are allowed to post recordings of yourself performing:
- public-domain (non-copyrighted) songs
- original songs written by yourself
- songs written by someone else and licensed through ASCAP, BMI, or SESAC

Anything posted in violation of this notice may be removed by the webmaster without prior notice, and may result in your myHangout account being locked. Read complete copyright policy.

Hangout Network Help

View All Topics  |  View Categories