Up and Gone Blues

Discussion in 'Acoustic Delta Blues Slide Guitar Questions' started by WindInTrees, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. WindInTrees

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    To celebrate finishing BGU in 2014, i bought two more courses (ABGU and the Acoustic Delta Blues Slide Guitar) and a new Resonator guitar. I am just now getting around to working on the the slide guitar course.

    This recording is lesson 3 in the Acoustic Delta Blues Slide Guitar course - called the Up and Gone Blues.
    It is standard tuning. Of course, i had to buy a whole drawer full of slides to play with for this course.
    The slide i used for this recording is a blue glass slide which you can see pictured sitting on my Martin D-15M in some of my Soundcloud tracks.

    I did most of the practice on electric guitars, which have a cool sound.
    When i get the distortion dialed in and the volume cranked up i feel like i am channeling George Thorogood !
    bad to the bone. Maybe i'll post one of those recordings later.

    As with most lessons, i thought i owned this one until i started recording it then realized i sounded awful. After much practice, this sloppy acoustic version is good enough to give myself permission to move on to the next lesson.

    https://soundcloud.com/windintrees/up-and-gone-blues-acoustic-adbsg-2016apr24
     
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  2. luckylarry

    luckylarry Student Of The Blues

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    Very cool. Good job.:Beer:
     
  3. mountain man

    mountain man Still got the Blues!

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    Great play'n!!! Keep em coming!!! :Beer:
     
  4. Paul W

    Paul W Blues Newbie

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    I liked this a lot - it had a raw energy that worked with the song.(y)
     
  5. KAS2

    KAS2 Blues Newbie

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    I like it!
     
  6. WindInTrees

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  7. AlanT

    AlanT Blues Newbie

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    I liked both of these.....well done WindInTrees. I've been working on this one for a couples weeks on electric but in view of your comments I think I now need to record it and listen before I go any further. Thanks for sharing. (y)
     
  8. tomtt2

    tomtt2 Blues Newbie

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    Nice job on what I consider a tough song. I worked on it for several weeks and still practice it. You audio clips shows that this beast can be conquered.

    Thanks
     
  9. CJLaMere

    CJLaMere Blues Newbie

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    gets me more pumped to keep goin on
     
  10. ochomarvo

    ochomarvo Blues Newbie

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    Does he get into open tunings and chord shapes in open tunings in the acoustic delta blues course ?
     
  11. piebaldpython

    piebaldpython Blues Newbie

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    Yes.......standard, Open D and Open G.