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6-P Blues Download
6-P Blues Download
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This song is a study of 6th position with a nod to Rice Miller’s “Help Me” and Booker T’s “Green Onions”. Please do make note that “Help Me” was NOT played in 6th position nor am I implying that it should be. Just happens to work fairly well. The very first known recording of blues harp in 6th was played by Eddie Mapp in a Curley Weaver song called “No No Blues” on May 26, 1929. There doesn’t appear to be any other recordings of 6th until Little Walter took a one chorus chromatic harp solo in an instrumental called “That’s It” on July 23rd, 1953. 6th position is the most uncommon of  the 7 modal positions. I personally have found that there is fair amount of potential for it as a blues position and hope to convey that potential in this piece.
Specifications
.zip file that includes .pdf Instructions and .mp3 music tracks. An application that can unzip the file is required.

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