Merle Travis - Blue Smoke

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  1. mudshark

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    Wow, frickin' amazing....
     
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    Amazeballs.
     
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    thats the stuff.... greatest show I ever saw was Merle...
     
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    My guitar instructor Randy Buckner is one of the best players of the Merle Travis repertoire. He teaches at Palen Music in Springfield, Missouri and via Skype. He and Travis’s son Thom Bresh put on a thumbpicking workshop each May in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Randy is equally fluent in other genres.

    In this video, you can see Randy play Merle’s licks on Blue Smoke, which sometimes sound impossible:

     
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