Posts Tagged ‘Ledbelly’

Saturday Matinee – Harp Guitar, Graffiti Removal, Paint it Black, Black Betty

Saturday, 14 March 2009

That’s a harp guitar, folks, being played by Andy McKee [via  LGF. Charles Johnson erroneously describes  it as “mutant harp/guitar.”]  This is the same Larson-Dyer version that I learned on; it was my great grandfather’s, and I still have it.  It’s got a wide fretboard with 6 strings and 6 free bass strings above (hence the “harp” moniker).  I’d never heard one played properly until I saw this video.

The Subconscious Art of Graffiti Removal.  [Found via here.  Related post here.]

Okay as long as we’re still talking about painting…

RamJam.  Amazing one hit wonder, based upon Ledbelly’s classic.

Whoa. Meatloaf covers RamJam’s version of Ledbelly’s classic.

And, um, Tom Jones did it, too.  Whoa, whoa, whooaa…

Here’s Ledbelly speaking for himself.


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