Highway Patrol: Junior Brown???

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  1. bluesbreaker59

    bluesbreaker59 Silver Supporting Member

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    Ok, so does anyone know the little low twangy licks he uses as a intro, in between the verses and to kick off the solo??? I've been banging my head on this one for a while, its a bit frustrating.

    OR

    If you know any Gene Moles licks from the original version or any of the other Red Simpson tunes.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. ksuaggie

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    I saw Junior play this at Copper Mountain last summer. I think he de-tunes to get those low notes. Mostly I stood there with my mouth hanging open...
     
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    Junior is a musician's musician! Nothing can match seeing him in person. Recordings do not do him justice. Catch him while you still can. He is a legend around these parts.
     
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    Junior's work with his tuning pegs is just as seamless and spot-on as his switches from guitar to steel and back again as he changes verses.

    and he plays LOUD.
     
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    No kidding. When My Brother and I saw Him 2 years ago We had front row seats but got up and moved back after 2 or 3 songs. He will cause dropping of the jaw!:eek:
     
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    Those twangy licks on Highway Patrol are just all in standard tuning played on the E, A and D strings. This kind of thing

    D---------------------~2-~2-0----------
    A---------0-0---0-3-0----------3-0---0-----
    E--0-3-0------3---------------------3------
     
  7. bluesbreaker59

    bluesbreaker59 Silver Supporting Member

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    thank you very much, after working on it last night quite a bit, I had a variation on this worked out, just take a few listens

    The Gene Moles stuff is still difficult for me, with all that string skipping going on, and really twangin it up.
     

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