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Rolfyboy6 Blind Lemon questions (54* d) RE: Blind Lemon questions 02 Feb 02

M. Ted--Your right about the de-evolution: "When I found Stevie I found the BLUES!"--"I just love Clapton's 'Hideaway'." "Who's Big Bill Broonsy?" Makes my flesh crawl. Too much homogenization. I try to gently point the young guys toward diversity and away from straight 4/4 time and endless shuffles. "Uh, have you heard Slim Harpo and all his varied rhythms? B.B. doing rhumbas? Stop Time? Robert Johnson playing slightly behind his own beat? Tommy McClennan rushing the beat? Lightnin' Hopkins mangling the meter for song purposes? Can you swing?". The rockers look blank. Bluegrassers, old-timey, and Celtic people get it right away. They've all had rolls, cross picking, '6/8 ain't 3/4 time', and other lessons.

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