Anyone into country try this (thanks Brewwagon!)

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by fws6, May 6, 2009.

  1. fws6

    fws6 TDPRI Member

    Apr 23, 2003
    I was reading one of the other threads and read Brewwagon's comment - and although I had heard of the Nashville tuning before I had never tried it.

    Today I strung up my Thinline like Brewwagon said and at first I hated it, after just 10 minutes I was thinking to put normal strings back on.... But then I started playing fingerpicking along with a CD with some fast hillbilly songs - wow ! On its own the tuning doesnt really work but in the mix with other instruments it is amazing; Like there is an extra banjo or 12 string or so.

    And then I started playing along with some western swing doing all 7 chords - like you are adding a steel to the sound

    This is great fun !! Everyone into country should try this out.
  2. SatelliteOrders

    SatelliteOrders Friend of Leo's

    Mar 3, 2008
    Lafayette, IN
    That's the usage, doubling another part to get that 12-string sound. I need to do that.
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