Walk Don’t Run - slow and regular tempo

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  1. Tom Conlon

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    Made a couple of videos today. One is slow, the other regular tempo.

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    Regular tempo:
     
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    You've got the wrong song, man! That's "Saunter Don't Walk."
     
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    Great job!
     
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    Hey, perfect timing! I've been working on this song recently. Thanks.
     
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    Nice work on the double notes especially.
     
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    Awesome! Very Nice!
     
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    Always was one of my favourites. You've nailed it there Tom!
     
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    First serious full song I ever learned on guitar. I did the combined guitars version though. Nice presentation for someone to learn it.
     
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    Wow, note for note. I can hardly ever play it without improvising !
     
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    Thank you everyone for your comments!
     
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    nice!
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    Again, nice stuff!

    The three chords going into the drum break are traditionally C - G - C, but I like to play it C - G - Am. Sounds better to me for some reason.

    Another place you can find backing tracks is Karaoke Version:

    https://www.karaoke-version.com

    I've downloaded a lot of different ones, including Walk Don't Run, Pipeline, Hawaii 5-O, I Fought the Law, Shakin' All Over, etc. Use the "Custom Backing Track" tab and you can create your own mixes using only the instrument/vocal tracks you want.
     
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    Thanks, I’ll check it out. I like to make my own backing tracks too.
     
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    Nice, first song I worked on when I got an electric guitar too. I still pull it out, one day I'll have the whole thing.. for some reason certain parts I never remember.
     
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    One thing I have noticed about the Karaoke Version tracks is sometimes the vocals are a little odd; like English may not be the singer's native language. :)

    And I recently downloaded John Prine's "Speed of the Sound of Loneliness" and the vocal had a very distinct "country" twang. Definitely not Nanci Griffith. Kind of funny actually...
     
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    Awesome! I learned this with the "Learn to play guitar with the Ventures" albums. I had filed it away until I heard Johnny A's version and resurrected both Walk Don't Run and Pipeline with our country band. The crowds we play to love these songs. Great job, true to the original. That's hard to do.
     
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    Thanks for sharing this!
     
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    ...and, for comparison, here's the original "jazz" version penned by Johnny Smith:

     
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