This is a cover of Big Yellow Taxi by Joni Mitchell but I change the words a bit and call it 'Big White Taxi'. I dedicate this song to Dave Lynas, a central figure in the cigar box guitar community, who passed away recently. This song always reminded me of him and I felt like this was the right thing to do. He will be missed.

Intro & Story @ 0:00
Song @ 1:29

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Comment by Poorness Studios on October 22, 2021 at 8:06am

That is a great gif Jim. Thanks for watching.

Comment by Silent Jim on October 21, 2021 at 10:12pm

Comment by Poorness Studios on October 20, 2021 at 6:44pm

Thanks Derek and yes... the old Mountain Tenor has a really nice acoustic volume. I think that's why I constantly end up using it in my videos.

Comment by Derek Rose on October 19, 2021 at 10:53pm

That guitar is good and loud, Kale. Perfect for this Joni song. I am sure Dave is smiling. 

Comment by Poorness Studios on October 19, 2021 at 4:20pm

Thanks for watching the video BUGGSY. 

Comment by BUGGSY on October 19, 2021 at 4:18pm

Well chosen words Poorness and a fitting Tribute, I guess He'll be up there somewhere jigging about to that, God Bless him and you are right he was an inspiration to me, to you and many many others yet never had the privilege to meet him personally.


Comment by Poorness Studios on October 19, 2021 at 12:45pm

Thanks AD. I might have to do a follow up video about the tuning. It’s open D with a low A…. A-D-F#-A. 

Comment by A.D.EKER on October 19, 2021 at 12:29pm

to bad you did not put this special tuning up there ,maybee make some folks Happy ! you realy outdid yourself on this on ,that tear in the voice showed the treu emotion , your swell guy Richness!!  and humbeling the Big Guy !! (in case your wondering ,stubby slide), play some more !

Comment by Poorness Studios on October 18, 2021 at 8:31am

In my case, it just came to me. I'm sure it will for you too. It's always hard to lose a friend... virtual or otherwise.

Comment by the anonymous pick on October 18, 2021 at 12:53am

"felt i had to do something ,but couldnt quite figure out what to do " ..

I'm still at that point.:-/

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