Old Town

A tune called Old Town was added to the shop. This is a mandolin tune written by mandolinist Butch Baldassari. I always thought this might be a good Dobro instrumental too and here is the result. The original song is in the key of E, but for the Dobro, I decided to play it in the key of D with a capo on the 2nd fret. This is a common strategy if you want to play fast licks in E and use the open strings for hammer-on and pull-offs which the key of D provides. The tuning is the standard G.

You can watch the video on my classroom page, or on my YouTube channel.

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