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Jul 15, 2021 - 5:46:06 AM
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5363 posts since 9/26/2008

I uploaded this a few days ago with the intent of posting this and it appears some of you still pay attention to new uploads laugh

I started writing this early in the pandemic and named it after our at the time new dog who is all of the little terriers (4 of them anyway) and 5% Rottweiler according to his DNA test. He is about 14" at the shoulder and has an amazing stand still vertical jump!

There are a bunch of string skipping octaves and if you can hit it just right, the E/C double stops imitate his sporadic barks (I'm not doing it here as this was intended to be close to what is on the paper). It's a tricky one and I spent at least half of the pandemic learning to play it.

Sovereign key of C. 


Edited by - ChickenMan on 07/15/2021 08:08:28

Jul 15, 2021 - 8:25:59 AM
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435 posts since 7/18/2014

So is this an animal’s tune? Luv those double bump things.

Jul 15, 2021 - 8:45:38 AM

5363 posts since 9/26/2008

A dog's tune to be more specific. wink

Jul 15, 2021 - 9:21:10 AM
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12314 posts since 9/23/2009

That's cool, Chickenman! Thanks for playing that one for us...hope Reggie is jumping!

Jul 15, 2021 - 10:40:31 AM
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454 posts since 6/11/2019

Isn't it amazing how high those little dogs can jump? Right onto the tailgate. My Border Collie Amos is a lazy sucker and it's embarrassing to have to pick him up into the truck.

Very nice tune, I love the B part. I played guitar chords along with it and sounded like you went G (jump) - F (jump) - C ....G7....repeat. I don't know if you intended the F in there for that beat but it sounds nice thataway.

I also like the arrangement--it shows you can get a 32-bar tune in more ways than just 16 + 16

Thanks for posting it, nice fiddling too

Jul 15, 2021 - 8:29:34 PM
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5363 posts since 9/26/2008

I like G G7 C, then going up the F on the second half of the B part, but they both work.

Thanks for the compliments, means a lot coming from you. 

Peggy, you should see that little jerk bounce; I bet he could get eye to eye with you! I say jerk because it took him over a year to finally warm up to me (he's was/is lady's dog for sure). Now he's a sweetheart to me, but still barks at a couple of guys he sees regularly in our little town. He's the perfect size. 

Edited by - ChickenMan on 07/15/2021 20:48:08

Jul 16, 2021 - 4:13:38 PM
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198 posts since 4/9/2009

Awesome. Enjoyed the tune and the playing.

Thanks for sharing.

Jul 16, 2021 - 8:22:36 PM
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9340 posts since 3/19/2009

I've almost got it 'nailed'..

Jul 16, 2021 - 10:55:38 PM
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Quincy

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126 posts since 1/16/2021

Lovely!

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