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Old 01-16-2020, 10:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Rudy4 View Post
Yes, when I feel the urge. I ALWAYS "tap" on the back beat, though. When I'm sitting with a group of other players I'm the only one who feels the beat on the 2 and 4. It's somewhat embarrassing, but I've been doing it for 50 years and I'm not about to change that any easier than changing my left-handedness.

Luckily, there's no handedness with instruments , so I play "right-handed" just fine.
"Nobody here can dance like me
Everybody's clapping on the one and the three
Am I the last of my kind?
Am I the last of my kind?"

Jason Isbell said that, so you are in good company, Rudy.

I have to make a conscious effort to emphasize the back beat, but it sure improves the groove!
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