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Thread: Robert Johnson for Ukulele

  1. #61
    Join Date
    Apr 2019
    San Francsico Bay Area


    Quote Originally Posted by Barbablanca View Post
    I'm interested in learning how the arrangements in the book sound. Obviously, this would have helped if the book had come with a CD... or, as I said earlier, if the transcriptions are accurate of the originals (difficult considering it's 4 strings against 6 I know).
    Another difficult aspect is that many of the ‘old time’ Blues Artists tuned their guitar uniquely — such that some times they only had ‘4’ notes.

    And not all Blues are about ‘picking cotton ‘.
    Bo Carter was master of the Single Entendres
    Don’t Mash My Digger Down So Deep
    Banana inYour Fruit Basket
    Won’t You Warm My Weiner
    And, of course, the great classic
    Corrina Corrine

    And the female Lil’ Johnson
    Press My Button, Give My Bell a Ring

    Love those hokum blues

  2. #62
    Join Date
    Jun 2018
    Sparta, Wisconsin, USA


    Yep. Some of those Blues songs can make a rapper blush.
    There is a subtle yet profound difference between the learning of something and the knowing of that thing.
    You can learn by reading, but you don’t begin to know until you begin to try to do.

    —Lou Churchill, Plane & Pilot Magazine

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