[Harp-L] Amazing Grace

Michael Rubin michaelrubinharmonica@xxxxx
Wed Apr 13 07:43:10 EDT 2022

DId Norton and George make a full album together named From Paradise?  Or
is that a George album where Norton joined him on one song?  Or is there
another title?

On Wed, Apr 13, 2022 at 6:26 AM Wilbur Euler <dubyail at xxxxx> wrote:

> Check out Norton Buffalo & George Kahumoku, jr. From Paradise (Amazing
> Grace) album. You won’t be disappointed. Also the album Against the Grain.
> Tommy Morgan plays all the harmonica and does a great Amazing Grace. I’ve
> at least 25 different versions in my music library. Everything from
> bagpipes to pan flute, none of them disappoint me.
> Sent from my iPad
> > On Apr 12, 2022, at 05:10, KEITH MITCHELL via Harp-L <harp-l at xxxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> > Two more that should be on your list include the Youtube recording by
> Michael Spray: https://youtu.be/_E9PO11JQEU
> > and a recording Buddy Greene made on an album of Kevin Williams titled
> Acoustic Sunday:  https://kevinwilliamsmusic.com/product/185594
> > You can listen to it on Amazon Music.  And of course a well known
> version is online by Howard levy: https://youtu.be/fmL4RM7IA7A
> > Terry McMillan’s version: https://youtu.be/dCCc4gg-a2s
> >
> > I am the host of the Gospel Harmonica Community on Facebook, you can
> find a lot of postings about this song there.
> >
> > https://www.facebook.com/groups/gospelharmonica
> >
> > Keith Mitchell
> > Round Rock, Tx
> >
> >
> > Subject: [Harp-L] Amazing Grace
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> > On 11 Apr 2022,?Mikael Backman wrote:?
> > I am putting together a list of memorable harmonica-performances of the
> great hymn Amazing Grace. So now I am curious, what are your favourite
> version of Amazing Grace?
> > Hi, Mikael. I'm sure you will get a lot of repeat confirmations of this
> one - Howard Levy's versions, of which there are several on You Tube. His
> techniques are amazing; for example, playing the melody out of the right
> side of his mouth while playing different notes or a drone at the same time
> out of the left side of his mouth; bending notes while doing the same
> thing; flawless playing while changing keys several times; his ability to
> incorporate chromatic playing on a diatonic harp; plus other techniques
> that will be not even noticed by others who are not intimately familiar to
> the peculiarities of our favorite instrument. Here's but one -?
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmL4RM7IA7ARon <
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmL4RM7IA7ARon> - Southernmost (United
> States) harp-l'er, Florida Keys

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