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Old 01-16-2019, 03:34 PM
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Default Songs that sound good on a resonator

So, I’m starting my gig in about 4 minutes and thinking it might be fun to bring a little something different to the party.

(Also, I committed to learn Little Martha this month.)

What “standard”, recognizable bar songs sound decant when played on a resonator??
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Old 01-16-2019, 03:42 PM
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None?
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Old 01-16-2019, 03:49 PM
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Romeo and Juliet is the first one that comes to mind.
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Old 01-16-2019, 04:53 PM
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On a wood bodied spider cone, there are probably a number of finger style songs that would sound pretty good.
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Old 01-16-2019, 09:21 PM
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I find they are well suited for blues, ragtime, gospel, Hawaiian - and a surprising number of other genres. Try things out and you'll see what fits.
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Romeo and Juliet is the first one that comes to mind.
Couldn't agree more with this!
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Old 01-16-2019, 11:43 PM
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The Bard's suggestion of ragtime or blues is good. Most slide tunes work well on a reso.
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Old 01-16-2019, 11:56 PM
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For a bar crowd, try Midnight Special, Honky Tonk Women, or Jesus Just Left Chicago. Light up that brass slide!!
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