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I changed this tune around quite a bit from what Johnny Cash did. I tried to put a few train sounds as close as I could with a fingerpicking guitar feel and few other little thingy's :)
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Uploaded: Jun 12, 2013 - 02:32:34 AM
Last Updated: Jun 12, 2013 - 02:32:34 AM Last Played: Mar 15, 2017 - 07:03:30 AM
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tf10music said 1506 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
wow
this is seamless and rough at the same time. brilliant performance.
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PeterB7858 said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
Folsom Prison Blues
That ole guitar train is pulling out of the station. All aboard! Wonderful improvisations, Bill and some great, bluesy melody lines. Perhaps the vocal had a tad too much effect? But then again I suppose you were mimicking being in an echoey cell. Another triumph of finger style style. Thanks, Peter.
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alackbass said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
Folsom Prison Blues
One of your best. You took it into some nice bluesy territory. The lightning licks are expertly executed as is the entire arrangement. Beautiful sounding recording.
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Philip18 said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
Folsom prison
Love the train sounds you've got going, including the touch of "Freight Train" that gets in there. You have a wonderful tone coming from the guitar and your playing is very professional. Vocal sets the scene. Excellent, Bill.
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thetiler said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
Thanks for all
your comments tf, PBm ab, philip !

Thanks so much stopping by and giving a listen.
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composerclark said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
Folsom
Your guitar work is great, as usual — love those super fast runs and the occasional guitar-generated sound effect — and you've done some really creative things with your arrangement of this song. Loved the Freight-Train reference towards the end. Your voice sounds great too. Good work all around!
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PatriciaGirl said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
Wow...
A great rendition of the classic with your own special touch of brilliance. Wonderful production with clear vocals and performance. Thanks for sharing this :)

patty
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ramonaji said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
so that's you singing?
then? How cool! This is really nice!
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magnatone said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
Folsom Prison Blues
i say "johnny cash eat your heart out!" your fingerpicking, as always, is just stunning! great to hear from you sir!
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thetiler said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
Thanks Magna for such a kind comment
from such a stellar player, composer and all around nice person, it sure seems to me. Hope your wonderful dog is doing well, Just not sure on the update, but hope all is well !
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thetiler said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
Thanks
CC, PG and ram !!! Thanks for taking a listen and the kind comments.
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snowdragon said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
lol
Where I live, this has to be the most played live tune there is. Everybody does it and often twice a night.

But NOBODY can do it like thetiler can . . .
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thetiler said 1505 days ago (June 12th, 2013)
Hope that
is a good thing snow :) Thanks for stopping !
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jiguma said 1505 days ago (June 13th, 2013)
Your songs
always bring a smile to my face Bill! This is just great fingerpicking (and some nifty singing too). Lots to love here - the sound fx on the guitar are terrific, as are lots and lots of the little trills and runs you throw in. I'd probably back off on the effect on the vocal a tad, but that's just really nitpicking. "Freight Train" reference is superb. You obviously spend a lot of time playing Bill - every minute of it worthwhile from where I sit!
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Neil
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thetiler said 1504 days ago (June 13th, 2013)
Thanks Neil
for stopping by, ya working with Logic 9 is something I"m experimenting with. so much is in that best. It's live a lifetime of studying just for that software program. Thanks again !
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Vic Holman said 1504 days ago (June 13th, 2013)
train with a twist
brilliant twist on a classic. i would of never thought how cool this song could be interpreted
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MartinD28 said 1504 days ago (June 14th, 2013)
Folsom
Love that picking....
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CIASM_ZENABI_ said 1503 days ago (June 14th, 2013)
folsom prison blues
cool guitar playing, authentic feel.
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thetiler said 1503 days ago (June 14th, 2013)
Thanks for the comments
and truly taking the time to give a listen
Vic, martin and Ciasm !
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Moviz said 1503 days ago (June 14th, 2013)
This
takes me back to when I used to perform this in the 70's as my partner played guitar, but never as good as this.... you got that train effect down to a 'T' Bill and with a great and different arrangement than even the original, regards M
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thetiler said 1503 days ago (June 14th, 2013)
Thanks Maurice
Thanks for being such a VITAL part of MJ and IC.
And having of course such fun music to listen to yourself !!!!

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Doug Somers said 1503 days ago (June 14th, 2013)
Whooo-whoo
Superb fingerstyle Bill and a fine vocal just to show us how talented you really are. You sound like you have 20 fingers with some of those runs. A fitting cover that's a joy to hear.
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thetiler said 1503 days ago (June 15th, 2013)
Thanks Doug
enjoyed your band instrumental as well ! Thanks again!
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Dadai.2 said 1502 days ago (June 15th, 2013)
Another...
Classic re-interpretation by thetiler. A craftsman on the guitar with the experienced vocal of a longtime journeyman. Johnny would like this...
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thetiler said 1501 days ago (June 16th, 2013)
Thanks
Jack for the kind comment !
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Jarvoid said 1501 days ago (June 16th, 2013)
gobsmacked I am...
...and I usually reserve that sentiment for Karen....this is a superb interpretation of this classic Johnny Cash song....brilliant train harmonics...and one of my fave songs as well....woohoo.
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thetiler said 1501 days ago (June 16th, 2013)
Thanks so
much for being so generous in your comment Jarvoid !
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woofer3 said 1497 days ago (June 21st, 2013)
Folsom Prison Blues
Excellent cover of one of my fave Johnny Cash records. Very in keeping accompaniment and your voice is just perfect for this song. The train effects worked fine by the way.
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thetiler said 1493 days ago (June 25th, 2013)
Thanks
woof
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DWL said 1485 days ago (July 2nd, 2013)
Really clever Bill
I'm not a fan of covers unless they bring something new to the song and this delivers in spades.

Lovely work, splendid playing and effective vocal.

Cheers

Dick
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thetiler said 1382 days ago (October 13th, 2013)
Thanks
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