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La Pointe au Pic

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mwblake, updated: 1/22/2015
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Notes: This is a Québécois tune, written in the 1930s by Joe Bouchard [no - not the Blue Oyster Cult bassist, but a Joséph Bouchard, of Quebec] that I thought could benefit from a banjo arrangement. I originally thought it was a Cajun tune, as I first heard it by Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys on their fantastic album "Trace of Time". This arrangement is a transcription (more or less) of Dave Greeley's 1st fiddle solo from that recording. It's not terrifically easy but is attainable - and it sounds great when you get it up and running! Have fun.

2 comments

imapicker2 Says:
Friday, October 25, 2013 @1:58:03 PM
Great work--Thank you,sir!

mwblake Says:
Sunday, October 27, 2013 @4:18:44 AM
Thanks Dwight!

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