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#1614016 - 05/22/19 08:36 PM Guitar instrumental tune
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A short little tune using my Washburn parlor guitar after it came back from the repair shop.

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#1614022 - 05/22/19 09:05 PM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: airproofing]
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Nice mellow vibe.
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#1614026 - 05/22/19 09:38 PM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: Popmann]
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Reminds me of driving across Saskatchewan.
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#1614027 - 05/22/19 09:40 PM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: Popmann]
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Thanks, Jamie. Basically testing out the Washburn. I'd never recorded with it before. Not bad sound for a $250 guitar. I used an AT4047 about 10-12 inches from the neck joint except the little solo spots it was about 3 inches away. Also fingers on everything except a pick on those spots. I broke the nail off on my middle finger so it was weird playing with nails and skin. B string pretty light sounding. Open D tuning.
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#1614045 - 05/22/19 11:01 PM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: airproofing]
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Gorgeous ! Love it 😍
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#1614063 - 05/23/19 06:25 AM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: motown59]
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#1614169 - 05/23/19 11:19 PM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: RGR]
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very sweet tune nice deep tones on this guitar.
I had some comments about the mix but then I played it back with my monitors and I like it a lot..nice riffs.lovely ending lead outer you doing everything on the one guitar slide is nice..
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#1614493 - 05/26/19 09:35 AM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: grachus]
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Lovely. Fabulous sound. I saw a little Washburn that sounded fabulous a while back. It was 12 fret and had a slotted headstock.
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#1614536 - 05/26/19 01:05 PM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: Andy McClelland]
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Loved this.
really sweet sound,and great playing. i love all things slide,
so that an extra bonus!

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#1614570 - 05/26/19 07:26 PM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: michaelsteele]
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Can listen forever -- more // more And a extra nice recording on that repaired Washburn ... ;\)

Edited by C Jo Go (05/26/19 07:28 PM)
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#1614583 - 05/26/19 09:43 PM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: C Jo Go]
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Thanks, all.

Andy, that's exactly what this one is - 12-fret with slotted headstock. I got it on eBay and it was a mess. I took it to my friend (a luthier and a certified Martin repairman) and he despaired on first look. But he said he'd take a closer look later. He called me back and said "doable". Intonation is still a tiny bit iffy in spots, but 2.5 million times more playable now.
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#1614636 - 05/27/19 11:43 AM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: airproofing]
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Loved it Bruce! There was a bird singing outside of my window and I thought for a second that it was part of the song.
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#1615730 - 06/03/19 05:37 PM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: WRC,Jr.]
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Very good job!

Great tune and wonderful tone... waiting for more!

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#1615794 - 06/04/19 09:37 AM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: Starliner]
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Thanks Starliner. Hey Bill, I guess I could have put some birds sound effects in there!
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#1615795 - 06/04/19 09:42 AM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: airproofing]
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oh yea, i dig that...
the opening reminds me of a zep tune,
but the melody takes it to a unique zone.

it's sweet, and bittersweet.

makes me want a parlor.

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#1616184 - 06/07/19 09:20 AM Re: Guitar instrumental tune [Re: gonzo]
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Thanks Rob. Go get yourself a parlor!
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