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  1. 21 Feb '12 09:23 / 1 edit
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=AHn1LcPZ18Y
  2. 22 Feb '12 00:05
    I prefer trout
  3. Donation rwingett
    Ming the Merciless
    22 Feb '12 01:24
    I prefer to mix it with Guinness and have a black and tan.
  4. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    22 Feb '12 01:59 / 3 edits
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=AHn1LcPZ18Y
    She was awesome for sure. Ever hear of Rodrigo Y Gabriele? Take a listen to this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-qgum7hFXk

    Husband and wife duo, infrappingcredible!

    This is the same tune on the David Letterman show, I like this one better:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27kKqwIfMC4&feature=related

    If you notice her playing, she studied Bodhran and you can see it in this version.
  5. Donation rwingett
    Ming the Merciless
    22 Feb '12 02:12
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    She was awesome for sure. Ever hear of Rodrigo Y Gabriele? Take a listen to this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-qgum7hFXk

    Husband and wife duo, infrappingcredible!

    This is the same tune on the David Letterman show, I like this one better:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27kKqwIfMC4&feature=related

    If you notice her playing, she studied Bodhran and you can see it in this version.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbknuGTmz0M

    I've always liked 'Buster Voodoo.'
  6. 22 Feb '12 09:35
    Originally posted by utherpendragon
    I prefer trout
    I never could spell very well
  7. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    22 Feb '12 20:55 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    I never could spell very well
    Is there something hard about spelling 'very'?

    So did you listen to Tamacun by Rodrigo Y Gabriele?
  8. 22 Feb '12 23:35
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Is there something hard about spelling 'very'?

    So did you listen to Tamacun by Rodrigo Y Gabriele?
    Ive heard them before, they are ok.
  9. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    28 Feb '12 02:54
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    Ive heard them before, they are ok.
    Take a listen to Rory Block: Silver Wings, look closely at her guitar playing.

    She is awesome.

    http://mog.com/tracks/mn1679061/rory-block/ain't-i-a-woman/silver-wings
  10. 28 Feb '12 09:14
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Take a listen to Rory Block: Silver Wings, look closely at her guitar playing.

    She is awesome.

    http://mog.com/tracks/mn1679061/rory-block/ain't-i-a-woman/silver-wings
    sorry with all due respect her lyrics were meaningless to me and her playing affected,
    if she wants to play the guitar she should just play it, no need of the amateur dramatics.
  11. Subscriber karoly aczel
    Fortnite Kid
    28 Feb '12 11:52
    Les Claypool.
    Tried out for bass for Metallica and they said he was too good
  12. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    28 Feb '12 15:13 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    sorry with all due respect her lyrics were meaningless to me and her playing affected,
    if she wants to play the guitar she should just play it, no need of the amateur dramatics.
    Well here is her blues hat: Terraplane Blues, Robert Johnson. If this song doesn't impress you, nothing will.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmR0_epz5OQ&feature=related


    Here is the original, Robert Johnson, he plays it a bit slower than Rory.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dloPrGI0EuY
  13. 29 Feb '12 11:02
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Well here is her blues hat: Terraplane Blues, Robert Johnson. If this song doesn't impress you, nothing will.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmR0_epz5OQ&feature=related


    Here is the original, Robert Johnson, he plays it a bit slower than Rory.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dloPrGI0EuY
    ouch, that was painful, sorry sonhouse she does nothing for me, here is a bluesman,

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CGbTTfUDj0&feature=related
  14. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    29 Feb '12 14:40
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    ouch, that was painful, sorry sonhouse she does nothing for me, here is a bluesman,

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CGbTTfUDj0&feature=related
    Mike Bloomfield, played with the Band with Bob Dylan also, but that is electric post WWII blues and a white guy to boot Did you listen to the original, Robert Johnson? He is painful to listen to? BTW, I'd like to see you play guitar like Rory. Her dad was Alan Block, he had a sandal shop in Brooklyn and it became a place that the old blues men hung out, like Booka White, Son House, Rev. Gary Davis and the like. Rory was a kind of mascot for these dudes, and she learned from the masters and another guy who lived there Stephan Grossman, who was a bit older and had also learned from these guys. She learned from all of them, Stephan was her main teacher for years. Her first public performance was at Carnegie hall at the age of 14! She was supposed to play a duo with Stephan and that went fine, but in the middle of it she started singing the words, it was supposed to be just an instrumental but the crowd loved it! So she learned from the masters of pre war acoustic blues, a completely different style from the Paul Butterfields, BB Kings and the like. The blues she plays is like Mississippi John Hurt, Jesse Fuller, Robert Johnson and the like. I have been listening to Rory for a long time and you are dissing a fine musician. Let's see you play anything like her.
  15. 01 Mar '12 14:35 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Mike Bloomfield, played with the Band with Bob Dylan also, but that is electric post WWII blues and a white guy to boot Did you listen to the original, Robert Johnson? He is painful to listen to? BTW, I'd like to see you play guitar like Rory. Her dad was Alan Block, he had a sandal shop in Brooklyn and it became a place that the old blues men hung out, l ...[text shortened]... ory for a long time and you are dissing a fine musician. Let's see you play anything like her.
    i have a theory that the blues, built around the pentatonic scale are Celtic in origin
    rather than African, and thus, I think a white man should play the blues like a white
    man. This is not in any way a racist or disrespectful comment, but imitation is just that,
    imitation. Have you ever seen Carlton from the Fresh Prince of Bell air dance to Tom
    Jones, well imagine how it must appear to African Americans for their cultural heritage
    to be mimicked in this way.