Harry Harris - Guitar - Fireside Hound ( Michael Chapman ) This is my imitation of Michael's style of playing this isn't one of his songs, I have just taken some of his playing ideas and added my own bits to it, otherwise it gives you an idea,
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Fireside Hound ( Michael Chapman ) This is my imitation of Michael's style of playing this isn't one of his songs, I have just taken some of his playing ideas and added my own bits to it, otherwise it gives you an idea,
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Absquatulaion Rag ( Richard Saslow ) Like this one by Richard Saslow and learned it simply listening to his recording and not too difficult.Richard actually commented saying not bad, you should buy the book or buy a few to send to friends, I thought he was a scammer so I blocked him, Duh! it was really him after all, well we live and learn eh? :-)
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Mississippi Blues ( Willie Brown ) Blooz Thursday, My attempt playing this old Blues song.
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Ormesby Blues. ( Own Copisition ) I live in Ormesby on the outskirts of Middlesbrough and very close to Ormesby Hall which is owned by the National Trust, Ormesby Manor and Church are recorded in the Domesday Book as the property of 'Orme', to whose name the suffix " by " the Viking word for habitation or dwelling place was added to make Ormesby, all the Houses are private but over the years have become targets for thieves and drug related crimes, hence the title of this song and hence the sadness in the piece, this is not a Blues in any sense of the word just thought it was a fitting title for the way we live today.
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Leaving. ( Own Composition. ) The very first time I used this Tascam unit and sounded fine, this was recorded in 2014, now Microsoft 10 doesn't support the drivers anymore? seems Microsoft are too greedy and want to own everything, so now I own a piece of junk that doesn't work anymore? thankyou Microsoft! grrrrrr!
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Take a Look at that Baby ( John Fahey ) cover I was merrily playing this one out in the garden with the love sick wood pigeons in the background played that really stupid end tag and then thought, you silly bugger you missed out D Minor and G # 5th chords and not to mention the bass line run back to the song again, I'm a fussy sod for getting things right and will record this again when Monsieur Soleil peeps over our garden fence again, I love playing in the garden it just sounds so natural to me. :-)
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All my Loving ( The Beatles ) Fingerstyle- own arrangement Nice sunny day today so got the geetar out for the old Mop Top Classic. erm ... might have missed out a verse? who cares eh? :-)
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The Hole in the Banana ( Klaus Weiland ) This is a German Folk guitar piece written by Klaus Weiland entitled Das Loch in der Banane the guitar is in Open D tuning DADF#AD. recorded to a Camcorder and tried to mix the sound on Wave Pad Sound Editor, I'm no sound Engineer so the sound isn't too good, most probably mono? I don't play it like the original and like to strum with my first finger every other beat to get the strings ringing. hope y'all like. :-)
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Uncle Jack Looking for Charlie ( Michael Chapman ) cover My attempt at Michaels song ( live recording ), have to be honest here this is not easy to play at all, I learned to play it by ear and hours of trying to work it out, it's in dropped D Tuning but the stretch from playing G Bass on the fitfh fret and trying to reach F# on the first string is one stretchy sod! lol :-)
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Saturday Night Rub ( Big Bill Broonzy ) My attempt at the great Blues Man's song, a few fluffs here and there but not too bad.
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Working Mans Blues ( Own Composition ) My own composition of a Blues song in E, I wasn't paying attention playing and recording and kept peeking out the window at the neighbours across the road, they were throwing a party and these beautiful scantily clad women were getting out of their cars to go into the house and thought why I wasn't invited? you might see me swan necking now and again. heh heh :-)
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Uncle Jack - Looking for Charlie ( Michael Chapman ) cover My cover version of Michael Chapman's Uncle Jack, just recorded with no video through a Tascam 122l. the picture is the famous Transporter Bridge which crosses the River Tees in my Home Town.
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Slow Down Old Picker by Reinhard Becker This Guy Reinhard Becker used to have a You Tube channel and posted this song, so I watched it dozens of times till I knew what he was doing, he has now gone like he wasn't there anymore and I'm sure he was a Reverend? maybe he was told to close his channel down? who knows, anyway I used most of his song and used my own techniques to make it slightly different from the original.
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The Water is Wide Stopped recording with a Tascam after this one, every time I tried to match the audio files to the camcorder files it would always be out of sync and happened here which is frustrating, anyway I was cheeky enough to see if the song would work in the old 1050's Turnaround progression, C Major, A minor, F Major and G Major, but then you have to go into E minor and change a few chords.
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St Pete Blues This one was totally done by ear and some improvising, theres a few Robert Johnson licks and chords in there and the only other guitar player I know who played this was Roy Book Binder who was taught by Reverend Gary Davis, the song origunally was Jazz and written by Ray Charles.it's a monotonic bass style which lets you concentrate on other chord parts without worrying about the rhythm.
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All my Friends are Gone ( Delia ) Reverend Gary Davis - cover.This is a Reverend Gary Davis song and one of Stefan Grossman's lessons from years ago, not sure about the E7 into F6 chords as a chorus and it is from memory from 30 years ago, sorry for the string buzz now and again forgot to clip my nails, it's also known as Cocaine Blues.
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That'll Never Happen No More ( Blind Blake )Love playing this Arthur Blake ( Blind Blake ) song, I can't sing but that's how it is:-)
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Das Loch in der Banane ( Klaus Weiland ) cover version. This is a German Folk guitar piece written by Klaus Weiland the guitar is in Open D tuning DADF#AD. no video this time too much fuss setting the camcorder up. :-(
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Stackolee ( Mississippi John Hurt ) D Major This is in the style of the great Blues Man ok I have changed a few parts which is my idea and shoved in a few diminished chords for a middle eight, but I think it works?
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Tears in the Rain ( Joe Satriani ) cover Not sure what the hell I was thinking recording this one in January 2015 outside, was fine at first then the cold started to hit me, I have changed some of the chords having short stubby fingers and couldn't reach the positions Joe uses far too stretchy for me, there is a slight pause at the beginning forgetting wich chord came next, think we all do that? :-)
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Slow Blues in E A simple monotonic blues in E which came about just noodling, the end tag I borrowed off Stefan Grossman lol I don't think he will be bothered? lol .
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I'll see you in my Dreams This is my own version and arrangement by simply watching other players on You Tube.
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She's a Woman ( The Beatles ) fingerstyle I learned this one by ear, most likely musically not correct.
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Blue Lotus Rag ( Rick Payne ) I love Rick Payne's guitar playing and didn't want to buy his whole Ragtime lessons so I learned this by ear and watching him playing it, my version is slightly different and I play a typical turnaround chord progression at the end, Rick also commented, think he liked my version? :-)
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Going Home An own song in DADGAD Tuning, I was in Hospital some years ago 25 miles from where I lived due to a kidney stone, they had tubes and drips stuck in my arm and I didn't get fed for 3 days, it became apparent that the Hospital Staff didn't have training or Specialists for Renal complaints, anyway I was discharged and this tune just came into my head while my dear wife drove me home, true story. :-)
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Rainy Day Blues ( Own Compisition ) I have managed to video record my own composition entitled Rainy Day Blues not sure if C Major and F Major 6 chords are supposed to be played in D Major but I think it works? any Musicians theory suggestions would be welcome :-)
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Clay Pigeons - John Prine ( adapted ) cover. Haven't played for the last 6 months or more, never heard of John Prine either then accidently ended up listening to his song Clay Pigeons, I dont sing or should I say I can't sing to save my life, so I learned his song by ear and added this middle C section, hope you like it.
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