[Harp-L] Midnight rider

ian osborn davidianosborn@xxxxx
Tue Apr 25 01:33:55 EDT 2017

Thanks for the great response !!!

On Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 2:18 PM Gary Lehmann <gnarlyheman at xxxxx> wrote:

> This version uses Gm and C for the "chorus" (actually just the last part
> of the verse, by my reckoning).
> The song is strongly in D, so you need an F#, for sure.
> There is also a section with a Bb to C (the instrumental).
> I just tried it with a C6/D6 (Brendan Power's Power Chromatic, a diatonic
> tuning). I think it's a good fit, you can get the Bb as a draw bend, the
> two chords (C and D) are in the song, you can draw bend the D, F# and A
> notes for expression.
> I would do a video, but I have some other things to do that might be more
> important.
> Seydel will make this tuning for you, so will Brendan! The Lucky 13 is a
> good instrument to retune for this tuning, but that might be more than you
> are up for. I would be will to create one for you, but it ain't free.
> This message is, however, and I hope it is of value to you.
> PS There is another version of this song by Gregg Allman with different
> chords, FYI.
> On Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 7:42 AM, ian osborn <davidianosborn at xxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Guys
>> Trying to learn some harp solo and back up for midnight rider by allman
>> bros.
>> looks like key of D but had 2 minors (g minor 7 and Am7)...
>> Thoughts on a good harp key for this one?? I'm usually only a 1/2/3
>> position guy...
>> Thanks!
>> Ian

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