Tuesday, August 26, 2014 @6:08:04 AM
Lovely tab, thank you. To me, this arrangement demonstrates Pete Seeger's prowess on the banjo. He was far better and more versatile than many people realize. Michael
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 @9:21:29 AM
Thank you, thank you. Yesterday I started to transcribe the Pete Seeger recording and got frustrated deciding where "one" was on a highly syncopated solo performance. Mr Trischka seems pretty faithful to Pete's record. A few different placements in rhythmic placement of chord punctuations, the sort of thing I would probably take freely myself if I ever got it memorized and up to speed. A few things that Pete did that vary: The off chord in the rhythm first seen at bar 19 is Gdim, not Gm;i.e. both strings go down a fret. The grace note passages from A to B flat on the third string, Pete plays as bends rather than hammers and pull offs. For anyone who doesn't know: The Goofing Off Suite; Pete Seeger, Folkways 1955 (10") LP A thoroughly brilliant statement of Pete Seeger, total musician, on banjo, guitar, recorder, mandolin, and voice.
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