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Old 09-13-2017, 09:41 AM
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Default Fun with an old John Renbourn tuning.

Been loving this tuning, DGDGCD since I got it off the back of "The Lady & the Unicorn" in high school. Wrote this tune in it (capo4), off my instrumental CD. This is live at the farmer's market in Westcliffe, Colorado this summer.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mACp1KzhDks
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Old 09-13-2017, 10:31 AM
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Lovely.

Watching more of your videos, that's some serious talent you've got going on there.



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Old 09-13-2017, 11:55 AM
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I don't like G tunings but use this one a lot both for songs and instrumentals. My tune 'Breakfast with John' is named after him and recorded in this tuning. I named it after he listened to it at a guitar weekend. Sadly he died that day after he left us to drive back home.
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Old 09-13-2017, 02:09 PM
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I don't like G tunings but use this one a lot both for songs and instrumentals. My tune 'Breakfast with John' is named after him and recorded in this tuning. I named it after he listened to it at a guitar weekend. Sadly he died that day after he left us to drive back home.
https://soundcloud.com/ndyowell/breakfast-with-john
I really enjoyed that Andy, I'm sure he did as well. I too am pretty burnt out on say, open G ( after writing almost my entire 1st album in it, 20-odd years back) but the 1/2 step up in this one still works for me. I usually intro this tune, live, with "Trotto", which I'm sure you're familiar with-Thanks!
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Old 09-13-2017, 04:53 PM
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I like G turnings and Martin Simpson makes use of both Gsus4 and Gsus4/4 tunings quite enjoyably.
Thanks for posting this.

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Old 09-13-2017, 05:36 PM
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A nice smooth ride with that one! Thanks for sharing your gifts!
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Old 09-14-2017, 04:27 PM
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Lovely.

Watching more of your videos, that's some serious talent you've got going on there.



m.
Listening to your stuff, and this means a lot coming from you. Cheers!
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Nice tune - I'll have to check out that tuning. You're getting a really good guitar tone through your live setup there.
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Old 09-16-2017, 01:12 AM
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Nice! Enjoyed the overall tune, the percussion and harmonics (and watching the shadow on you foot as it kept time. OK, I get a bit distracted . . .). Great technique and tune.
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Old 09-17-2017, 07:53 AM
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Nice tune - I'll have to check out that tuning. You're getting a really good guitar tone through your live setup there.
Thanks for noticing the tone, the guitar has the 1st generation Taylor ES pickup, with a slightly electric/magnetic presence, so I mixed it with an SM57 mike for some natural, woody quality at this gig and liked it- plus it gave me 2 channels, more output with the bi-amped Fishman Artist.
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Old 09-17-2017, 10:03 AM
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Nice job Drew! It does sound quite good live. I found myself that using a simple SM57 along with the pickup sound really helps a great deal in making the amplified sound much more natural.

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Very nice song and great playing. Always enjoy your tunes.

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Old 09-24-2017, 07:22 AM
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Very nice song and great playing. Always enjoy your tunes.

JR
Thanks, J.R., maybe I'll play down Durango way at some point- played this tune at a gig in Colorado Springs yesterday morning (Early!!) and they sure seemed to like it- out takes coming soon- Cheers, Drew
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