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Silk Purse to A Sows Ear



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I thought this would fit in fol rock gnre as I am playing two acknowleged anti-social instruments,Ackordeen and Banjo (6 string, YES it is a banjo !) ,which in my hands become weapons of considerable damage potential.....I am mistreating a harmonica and an innocent ukulele got strangled into the bargain. The mess that results is a sort of blues rock riff that is stuck in my head and I do not know what or where I have heard it.........so this is a sort of exorcism by tune I suppose .....good luck if you venture into the morass that is " Silk Purse to A Sows Ear "
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Uploaded: Jul 01, 2012 - 01:55:20 PM
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Demeter7 said 2061 days ago (July 1st, 2012)
I just
called Mahler brave. You are courageous. It is more fun than a barrel of monkeys... if they played accordions, banjos, ukeleles and harmonicas. Soo-ee! Yee-haw! Whatever works.
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Philip18 said 2061 days ago (July 1st, 2012)
Silk purse?
A sort of "blokes in the lounge room having a jam" tune - everyone enjoying themselves. Everything has its own space in the mix. Maybe owes more to Lonnie Donnegan than to rock? Your music always entertains, Chris.
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alackbass said 2061 days ago (July 1st, 2012)
Silk Purse to A Sows Ear
You are becoming your own jug band! The rough edges add to the charm. This has a sound and it works. The harp player is wailing!
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michaeljayklein said 2061 days ago (July 1st, 2012)
The longer I listened...
...the more of a bang I got from this Chris. I loved it--your creativity here is at full steam and one just never knows what you'll do next. This was a delightful morass and I'd have it no other way! Thanks again mate! Michael
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magnatone said 2061 days ago (July 1st, 2012)
Silk Purse
Hi Chris! Let me just say, there is absolutely NOBODY like you! I always know when I hit the play button, I'm about to enjoy your music immensely! G-O-B-S-M-A-C-K-E-D
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egobandit said 2060 days ago (July 2nd, 2012)
uke got strangled
say it aint so, love when it gets cooking, glad you couldnt remember where you heard this , too much fun!
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neilh79 said 2060 days ago (July 3rd, 2012)
Silk Purse to a Sows Ear
Nicely done Jarvo decent tune on 2 instruments that dont necessarily belong together!! Found myself liking it, ace
gadzooks said 2059 days ago (July 4th, 2012)
Silk Purse to A Sows Ear
Jarv!! ... I loved it. It's bluesy with a cajun touch . I like the fact you put that cool drum track down to jam over. The drums definitely rock it. Banjo and ackordeen ... yeah! All instruments clear and in their spaces ... love that bluesy harp. Enjoyed!
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bud said 2056 days ago (July 6th, 2012)
Almost sounds like
you're playing everything at once. Meant as a compliment. I love the off kilter sway and romp through this.
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Vic Holman said 2052 days ago (July 10th, 2012)
Silk Purse
my third listen over the last couple of days.
this has such a unique style that i keep coming back for a listen. there is a kind of live street band style here....... a dollar into the banjo case
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VicDiesel said 2048 days ago (July 15th, 2012)
The accordion part is pretty cool. Has a little of that zydeco groove feel. I could have done without the harmonica. Replace by a bass guitar?
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PockBluesman said 2045 days ago (July 17th, 2012)
Were playing everything at once? Wow that's some skill there if you were. I think on your next you should introduce the blues to a kazoo or better still a comb and some tissue paper. Nice one
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Folk-rock is a musical genre, combining elements of folk music and rock music. In the original and narrowest sense, the term referred to a genre that arose in the United States and Canada around the mid-1960s. The sound was epitomized by tight vocal

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