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A Ralph Stanley type bluegrass rendition…
Wayne clarifies the difference between a violin and a fiddle.
How to play a basic D scale on your guitar.
A basic C scale on the guitar
Start with a D string open, then with my index finger I’ll play E on the same string.
I think this is one of the last songs that Carter Stanley wrote.
This tuning goes back a long way and was probably Clarence Ashley or Tom Ashley from Mountain City Tennessee who first came up with the term “Sawmill.” Sawmill tuning on the banjo has other names; some people call it Mountain Minor or G-modal. It’s basically a G tuning.
The clawhammer lick is your basic rhythmic stroke. It’s just three parts…
This is a ballad localized to North Carolina, also called the graveyard blues.