Friday, February 25, 2011
Friday Fun: On The Hunt
I've been snowed in for a couple of days here in the islands, 17 degrees last night.
Cuttin' firewood, thawing pipes and playing music.
Here's Lynyrd Skynyrd" "On The Hunt", from 1975. Hmm... 1975, I had a '66 Barracuda with a fold-down back seat, great for dates.
I have the riff down, it's pretty much an Em-G thing, but it's hard for me to play the riff and get the lyrics in their right place. I am reminded how much it stretches your brain to use both left and right side- ie; singing while playing a challenging riff.
--While I'm in a music mood, here's The Marshall Tucker Band's "Take The Highway".
I nailed this a month or so ago and have performed it live a couple of times.
My wife plays the flute part and my lead guitarist pulls some great fills. This is one song that has to be sung at full volume from the bottom of your diaphragm: