Alabama Jubilee

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Alabama Jubilee

Postby rhirvine » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:01 pm

On youtube I started with Chet Atkins versions of this tune and then on to several other fingerstyle pickers but also Roy Clark. But what really caught my ear was fingerpicker Bobby Howe's version which really had some nice harmony to my ear. Hope you Chet fans like it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq0Y7QuILwU
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Re: Alabama Jubilee

Postby Ray Bohlken » Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:41 pm

Wow! Great playing. And your tone was excellent, too. Thanks for posting this.
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Re: Alabama Jubilee

Postby DagerRande » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:10 pm

Rich, that was nice and smooth and clean. I liked his creativity and technique.
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Re: Alabama Jubilee

Postby rhirvine » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:29 am

I figured you'd like it Rande. You and he are alot alike in your playing. Probably not super speedsters but know how to throw in interesting harmony and are precise in your playing.
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Re: Alabama Jubilee

Postby DagerRande » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:52 pm

Thanks, Rich. I appreciate your assessment of my precision. i like it to clean and smooth. As they say, "cleanliness is next to Godliness".I agree about my speed. I'd love to have the speed and precision of Scotty Anderson. That takes a particular type of nervous system...lol.
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Re: Alabama Jubilee

Postby Doug Working » Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:59 pm

I liked that. Beautiful tone on that guitar. Even had a couple Chet licks in there.

I kind of wondered why he didn't use a thumb pick.
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Re: Alabama Jubilee

Postby charlie mccabe » Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:02 am

If you like alabama jubilee check out bobbys version of.... dear old dixie ,,,its a cut above...... that guy is amazing....
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