Posted by bj
- Play count: 1118
Size: 1,978kb, uploaded 8/1/2008 6:13:16 PM
Genre: Unknown/None Chosen / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen
LOL! I blew the last note something terrible! But the rest of the song is passable, at least for me. I'm dating this so in a few months I can revisit it and have something to compare with. 8-1-08
Friday, January 2, 2009 @4:57:23 PM
That is a cool tune. Do you learn by ear, reading music, or tab.?
Friday, January 2, 2009 @5:06:04 PM
I can read music and tab both but choose not to, since I do it painfully slowly, and don't seem to retain it when I "learn" it by reading. I've always learned easiest by ear. I can remember back in the fifth grade as we played our recorders the music teacher yelling at me to LOOK AT THE MUSIC, and NOT OUT THE WINDOW!
Humbled by this instrument Says:
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 @7:23:36 PM
Bj--this tune loves the Nashville too! And this tune is played everywhere I go. At the big CBA campout (California Bluegrass Assn.) this oh so awesome fiddler (and killer banjoist, guitarist, etc.) busted out this tune, and it was one of the best. This guy kept a simple melody going--but he varied his bowing from Nashville to Georgia--and I thought, "WOW! I can do that even." Sometimes some of the "simplest" songs can be the best.
Okay, I'm listening again to what you're doing. Nice tone coming through. Is it a real nice fiddle? And I do think that once you get the Nashville down, you'll start lengthening out your bows and really enjoying the different "feel" the pattern will give the tune. And I LOVE that last note! I do that all the time!
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 @7:34:00 PM
LOL! Humbled, I recorded this six months ago, back in the stone age of my playing . . . I think it would rate "sucks to be you, dude" on the Good Bad O Meter.
Sunday, March 7, 2010 @8:16:49 AM
I like what you do rhythmically at the beginning of your phrases--slight anticipation, syncopation almost.
john timpany Says:
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 @6:11:49 AM
I love the drones bj. This is just what I imagine American mountain playing sounds like
Monday, September 6, 2010 @7:11:40 PM
I love this song never heard it without the vocals before. Great idea to date them so you can revisit note to self.i will have sit down and learn this one wicked stuff love that last note too i play that one all the time
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 @12:38:23 PM
Wow, I´ve been away from this site too long time, trying to catch all goodies from it, and this was sure one of them, thanxs Bj
very rhythmic indeed, good sounded fiddle you got here. Just give Us some more goodies like this one !
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 @12:48:36 PM
Geez, Eero, this is ancient, and I was really, really awful.
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 @1:36:01 PM
Well, now its the time for new ones, we are all excited to hear some more. I´m convinced that your playings are different today
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 @1:40:06 PM
LOL! I can only play well when I don't know I'm being recorded!
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 @2:31:22 PM
hi bj i played this song on a local TV show i started it off fine then every thing went wrong i got the bow bouncing and could not stop it it was the worst 2 minits of my life awful i have my playing on tape i was in Basd class o boy we went on and i went home
Thursday, August 11, 2011 @11:19:24 AM
Dont worry Rich, I guess, we`ve all been there, more or less.
it makes You stronger, hundreds of times stronger.(mentally)
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