Tommy Emmanuel - The Journey

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  1. Sadhaka

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    Had to share this - Classic Tommy!

     
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    Enjoyed that. He's a class act that's for sure.

    I'm a big Chet Atkins and Tommy Emmanuel Fan.

    Thanks for posting it up.
     
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    Tommy is a force of nature.

    USA fans probably don't know Tom was the drummer in an early-80's Aussie band called Goldrush, featuring his older brother Phil on lead guitar and the amazing Mark Collins on banjo. Phil can play a bit too..............
     
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    That was fantastic, thanks for sharing.

    I get a great sense of national pride every time I watch a Tommy video. He's a national treasure.

    He has a lot of videos shot in that same spot. I assume he shoots them from his house? Does anyone know if that's where they are shot?
     
  6. Sadhaka

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    I don't know where this was shot but you could assume a house with the plants and Venetians... I just love watching the joy on his face as he plays.

    The last shot when all five of him look up is fantastic!
     
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    Saw him play this live on Rottnest Island Western Australia around 1993 or '94. It's a great track. I love the neo-classical bridge section -- it's a fantastic demonstration of smooth modulation in a composition:
     
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    Always a monster, and from down under no less!
     
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    He came to Belfast on his travels a while back,if anyone could be said to personify the joy of music it's TE. He makes it look easy.
     
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    Tommy is incredible.

    He can also play two songs at once!!!
     
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    He is so great to watch! Ha ha :)
     
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    So glad I got to see him a couple months ago - I don't think anyone has the command of the guitar like he does

    Check this out

     
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    To be fair that is actually a Chet number.

     
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    CRAIG4FSU Whatever... Silver Supporting Member

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    I know.I guess I should clarify he and Chet both can play two songs at once.:crazy
     
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    I can't tell you how much I think of both of them but Chet is definitely my main guitar hero. Especially as I get a bit older and appreciate him all the more.

    I wish Chet was still with us...
     
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    Thanks for posting this... He's a breath of fresh air....
     
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    Tommy is so great. Thanks for sharing!
     
  18. CRAIG4FSU

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    Agreed.

    I've been trying to nail "Windy and warm" for quite a while now.A lot of Chet's stuff seemingly has two songs in one.Playing fairly intriquit base lines with the thumb and quasi chord progression/lead stuff with the rest of the fingers,,,,,,:eeks.Jerry Reed too.

    That on top of me not picking a guitar up very often here lately.Those guys play/played constantly.

    Tommy's cover of "windy and warm"
     
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    I love this clip when Ken Parker turns up at an Emmanuel/Taylor gig with a couple of his incredible Archtops. Check out from 6.40 when they start playing together.


     
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    Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!
     

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