Sunday, September 4, 2016

Musical Interlude

The Tiger Rag.

All Notes played by one Chester Burton Atkins (ceptin for that floor bass in the middle)

Late 50's


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    1. AOW - All who know of him would agree. And Chet wasn't "just" a guitar player.

      Next time you're bored.

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    2. If you click that link, you may need to click to restart it at the beginning.

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    3. PPS - There are some notable people in that vid testifying about Chet, but make no mistake - Every kid who picked up a guitar between 1950 and 1970 for sure knew and admired Chet and wished they could play like him.

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  2. I needed that after LSU's performance in Wisconsin Saturday. My dad use to take me to LSU games when I was just a little boy. Tiger Rag was always played. Did my graduate work there after finishing at Southern MS. Geaux Tigers!

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  3. Almost as talented as Tiny Tim.

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    1. Geezix Fredd, you can't put anyone up against Tiny Tim...

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    2. Yeah, even Elvis looks mediocre compared to the Greatness of Tiny Tim. The guy could really make that ukelele wail....

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  4. Chet Atkins was the real deal all right. Would there be a Tommy Emmanuel today, if there had never been a Chet Atkins?

    Probably, but Tommy wouldn't be the same.

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    1. FT, Look up the word Real in the dictionary and there is a picture of Chet.

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    2. FT, There would be no Tommy Emmanuel in his current form. He says so often.

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