Category Archives: Fingerpicking guitar

My Canary’s Got Circles Under His Eyes

Written by Ted Kohler, Edward Pola and Jack Golden, British dance band star Elsie Carlisle recorded My Canary’s Got Circles Under His Eyes in 1931 and so did Al Bowlly, Marion Harris, the Debroy Somers Band (Dan Donovan, vocalist), and Fred Spinelly’s Band. The … Continue reading

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Hesitation Blues

  This was a demo for one of my guitar classes. I know two completely different songs called Hesitation Blues. I heard this one, which is not at all well-known, on a crackly old 78, but with no label so … Continue reading

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I Know My Babe

A demo recording of a song often asked for by my college guitar classes. The notebook artwork is by Emily.

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Midnight Special

From the double album Guitar. Retro in the menu says a bit more.

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Nobody’s Fault But Mine

A demo recording for a guitar class.

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Hesitation Blues

A demo for my guitar class. I know two completely different songs called Hesitation Blues. I heard this one, which is not at all well-known, on a crackly old 78, but with no label so I don’t know who sang … Continue reading

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I Know My Babe

A demo recording for one of my guitar classes.

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Death Come Creeping

An unusual song on a theme rather more hopeful than one might imagine! For those interested in such things the Martin guitars from left to right are 000-28VS (played here), M38 and OM-21 Special.

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Midnight Special

There’s a bit about why theses songs were recorded in Retro of the menu.

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You Got The Pocketbook

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