Haven't done a full "production" in a while, so I took a shot at an arrangement by Peter Rowan of this old traditional murder ballad. I love the way he put it in a minor key and slowed it way down. Check out this version, it's really incredible.


The guitar I'm singing with is tuned GCE - 513 in the key of C
The banjolele is tuned CEG - 135 in C
Lead Guitar is tuned GDG - 151 in G
One string is tuned to G
Band in a Box bass and drums

Two chords: Dm and G - D Dorian for the scale.

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Comment by turtlehead on April 13, 2018 at 1:25am

Thanks Knotlenny!

Comment by Kevin Sprague (Knotlenny) on April 6, 2018 at 5:04am

Holy Moley!

How have I missed your stuff?  Beautiful.  My hat's off to you!

Comment by turtlehead on February 5, 2017 at 2:56am

Thanks Jason, good to see you.

Thanks a lot Dave!

Comment by Dave - BelmontBluesMan on February 4, 2017 at 10:51am

Wow, an absolute masterful rendition in every way. I thought I was listening to Neil Young. Congratulations, great great job my friend.

Comment by Jason Mills on February 3, 2017 at 5:29pm

Very nice Turtlehead...:>)

Comment by turtlehead on February 2, 2017 at 8:44pm

Ron, thank you and by all means share away!

Thanks again UJ, and Bluesheart.

Elio, that is very nice of you to say, those guys are some of my heroes!

Comment by Elio on February 1, 2017 at 5:08pm

Turtlehead really beautiful, sometimes I get to hear it ... I like more than the original signals in the link!

Comment by Bluesheart on February 1, 2017 at 3:43pm


Comment by Uncle John on February 1, 2017 at 8:36am

This is so wonderful.  Back again.

Comment by Ron "Oily" Sprague on February 1, 2017 at 8:12am
Damn. Damn. Damn. You've aised the bar again, T. This is just fantastic. Your best yet. With your permission, I'd like to repost this on a FB page called Cool Music Exchange set up by a friend of mine from New Zealand. He will die over this!

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