[Harp-L] seeking suggestions for songs with slide guitar

Arthur Jennings arturojennings@xxxxx
Sat May 14 11:41:12 EDT 2022

Junior Wells's 1996 album "Come On In This House" features guest appearances by six different slide guitarists: Corey Harris, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Sonny Landreth, Bob Margolin, and John Mooney. It's a terrific album; you might find something there.

> On May 13, 2022, at 7:54 AM, Peter Beck <kpfbeck at xxxxx> wrote:
> Hello Fellow Chewers of the Tin Sandwich,
> Please give me some suggestions for blues or blues-ish songs where there
> might be a *backup* part for a slide guitar.
> I'm currently playing in a blues/rock band where the leader has kindly
> consented to allocate a song in our set where I can blow to my heart's
> content. I just need to choose the song.
> And I'd like to respond to his generosity by choosing a song that gives him
> a non-boring backing part to play. He plays slide guitar in open tunings,
> and that limits us somewhat.
> We've already dug into the Elmore James catalog for "Dust My Broom" and
> "Shake Your Moneymaker," btw.
> My preference would be for an instrumental, but what I've come up with so
> far are a bunch of tunes with relatively standard guitar parts.
> Any help you can provide will be greatly appreciated.
> Bright moments,
> Peter Beck
> kpfbeck at xxxxx

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