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Kicking up the Dust (original)

Acoustic folk heartbreak. [more inside]
posted by BlackPebble on Mar 31, 2016 - 8 comments

Under Maple Tree

Manouche acoustic guitar, 4/4 club backbeat and quick story of opposites attracting. [more inside]
posted by remlapm on Nov 1, 2015 - 3 comments

Walking Blues

Another from the session that I posted about several days ago. [more inside]
posted by Danf on Apr 3, 2013 - 2 comments

Bad Romance & Pisgah

For Valentine's Day, 2012, a ragtime arrangement of two unlikely bedfellows: Lady Gaga's Bad Romance and the 1817 JC Lowry tune Pisgah (58 in The Sacred Harp). [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Feb 14, 2012 - 8 comments

Auld Lang Syne, ragtime fingerstyle arrangement

It's been five years since my last attempt at arranging Auld Lang Syne. I thought I might try to start a small fire under it this year. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Dec 29, 2011 - 5 comments

Way Down in the Hole

After seeing the Muppet Movie this weekend, I was reminded of a project I led back in '08 called Doctor Teeth. This Tom Waits arrangement is one of a few recordings we made, despite having never played a show. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Nov 28, 2011 - 2 comments

A Little Afternoon Geetar Pickin'

Just a little thing to keep my Mojo lighted up. (Probably just good enough for sharing.)
posted by snsranch on Jan 27, 2011 - 8 comments

Boots Of Spanish Leather

Another "get me out of this musical funk" cover. The more I hear Dylan sing this, the more I think this may be his most beautiful song. Here's my try. [more inside]
posted by ORthey on Jan 25, 2011 - 10 comments

Summertime Blues

In Honor of the Season. . .
posted by Danf on Jun 25, 2010 - 5 comments

My Heart Will Give You Up

The third and final installment of my 2009 Valentine's day project. Celine Dion + Rick Astley, as if the internet needed another rickroll. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Feb 14, 2009 - 3 comments

Saint V. Massacree

Guitar Rag, with banjo. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Feb 12, 2009 - 10 comments

Crazy

A relaxed, front-porch take on the Gnarls Barkley original. [more inside]
posted by Galvatron on Dec 10, 2008 - 6 comments

Oh! Susanna

Classical banjo and fingerstyle guitar arrangement of the Stephen Foster tune. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Jun 3, 2008 - 10 comments

Sunday Front Porch

Early morning front porch music... [more inside]
posted by Pecinpah on Mar 31, 2008 - 2 comments

Hard Times Come Again No More

Just installed new strings and set up my new 3-mic stand; I figured I'd test drive 'em both. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Mar 29, 2008 - 6 comments

cgcgce

Another fingerstyle tune from the cassette time capsule. This one was recorded on a six-string with my friends backing me up on cello and percussion.
posted by umbú on Mar 4, 2008 - 5 comments

I miss my old 12-string

A fingerpicking tune I four-tracked way back when (1990). [more inside]
posted by umbú on Mar 2, 2008 - 10 comments

So Does Everybody Else, Only Not So Much

Adaptation (more or less) of an Ogden Nash poem of the same name. Essentially an apology from an aging man who spends his time boring people with the same stories.
posted by ORthey on Dec 13, 2007 - 7 comments

Blessed Every Day

I was fooling around with a dropped "D" and found this little thing there. Ended up writing some kind of lyrics and sang a little bit. Enjoy!
posted by snsranch on Nov 20, 2007 - 4 comments

Night Terrors

Written to satisfy both a Songfight challenge and the mefi music challenge. Who says you can't spook two horses with one chestnut? Featuring three buttons on my accordion.
posted by The White Hat on Oct 26, 2007 - 3 comments

Take this Hammer

Cover of a Leadbelly tune. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Oct 6, 2007 - 5 comments

Beat Guitar (or, Rags to Rags)

Raw bedroom recording of a song that will eventually end up on an album. Lyrics inside. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Sep 17, 2007 - 4 comments

Picking, Humming and Whistling

This is practice based on what I've learned about recording here on MuFi. Please comment on my recording skill or lack of. Regarding compression and mic "liveness": am I getting there?
posted by snsranch on Sep 11, 2006 - 4 comments

Glass Eye

Off the album released in January, here's a blues written almost two years ago featuring Colin Keller on the Drums.
posted by The White Hat on Jul 3, 2006 - 5 comments

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