Counting

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  1. Bob630

    Bob630 Blues Newbe

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    With all this time at home now during these crazy times. I decided to go back to the beginning and pay a lot more attention to counting. I am starting with the first 4 licks counting out loud, I might drive my wife crazy but it beats the heck out of listing to QVC. LOL
     
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  2. Hangnman

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    Me too!
     
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  3. luckylarry

    luckylarry Student Of The Blues

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    I joined the go back club as well.
     
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  4. Bob630

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    Hope this works out for all of us.
     
  5. Mr.Scary

    Mr.Scary A Blues Legend in My Own Mind

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    The BGU Labs on Albert King got me to counting. Now if I can't quite get it then I have 2 daughters quite capable of helping me write it out.
     
  6. jammoore99

    jammoore99 Blues Newbie

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    Seems like the thing to do with some time on our hands. Going back and reviewing, I'm doing the same.
     
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  7. Bob630

    Bob630 Blues Newbe

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    I seem to be able to count "Sitting Easy Blues" if I pay it at relatively slow speed but when I play it at full speed I find counting out loud impossible. I guess my old brain just doesn't work that fast. After playing it several as fast as I can count, playing it at full speed seems to fall right in place. Is this the way it supposed to work?
     
  8. MikeS

    MikeS Allen, TX
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    Yep.
     
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  9. Bob630

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    Thanks , I thought I was missing something.
     
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  10. Bob630

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    I spent this week working on counting I think it paid off. Now back to lessons, staring lesson "Muddy A Blues".
     
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  11. jammoore99

    jammoore99 Blues Newbie

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    I too have made a concerted effort to work on counting. It's difficult at times and I get mixed up a bit, but it's definitely worth it. I can hear the difference when I do it right!
     
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