Genre: Old Time Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time Key: D Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD) Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 2/15/2010
Notes: Dock Boggs' "Sugar Baby", from his original 1927 recording. This was his first recording. Tuning is G-modal, though Dock uses it for the key of D. The guitar accompaniment is in D-major, which sounds really cool against the modal banjo melody. A very easy piece with only one short, simple roll. Literal tuning is f#C#F#BC#, which is G-modal (gDGCD) down a half-step.
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