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Any harmonica love here

Discussion in 'Fred's Barcalounge' started by thunder58, Sep 4, 2015.

  1. samuraifingers

    samuraifingers Gretschie

    365
    Apr 30, 2015
    Calgary, AB. Canada
    Don't like harp. Never have.
     
  2. audept

    audept Gretschified

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    69
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    I steer clear of any instrument that you have to blow or suck to get a result.
     
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  3. Henry

    Henry Friend of Fred

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Thanks, Rich. I bought the hohner special 20 3-pack.
     
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  5. Henry

    Henry Friend of Fred

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    No bowl of cereal is complete without a drop of pee in it. ;)
     
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  6. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

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    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
    I'm just gonna have to take your word for it on that.
     
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  7. audept

    audept Gretschified

    Age:
    69
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Boyfriend: "Girl, I can play you like a guitar!"
    Girlfriend: "I'd rather you played me like a harmonica!"
     
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  8. ZackyDog

    ZackyDog Country Gent

    Feb 6, 2015
    In the USA
    Bruce Channel's, Hey Baby!

    The recording is a little rough, but the harmonica, guitar and vocals sound great to me.

     
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  9. thunder58

    thunder58 Friend of Fred

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    58
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Nice Zack and thanks for the vid . You should hear Buddy Greene play
     
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  10. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Friend of Fred

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    the Harmonica is an acquired taste, like bagpipes
     
  11. Rob Williams

    Rob Williams Country Gent

    Jul 5, 2014
    SE QLD
    I'm surprised that anyone doesn't like a blues harp played well through a small tube amp.... glorious sound imho.
     
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  12. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Friend of Fred

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    Its over done and usually not well by guys like me that bought a set of harps from guitar center and think they can screech chords at people and they'll feel the blues :) Or worse, some dude hold up a harmonica and tries to come up and sit in. Cliff that guy :) ...but there are the greats, how about Lynwood Slim and Kid Ramos w the jump blues?? ya!

     
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  13. Rob Williams

    Rob Williams Country Gent

    Jul 5, 2014
    SE QLD
    That's what I'M talking about!
     
  14. thunder58

    thunder58 Friend of Fred

    Age:
    58
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    There ya go........
     
  15. ZackyDog

    ZackyDog Country Gent

    Feb 6, 2015
    In the USA
    That was 42 years (!) from the studio recording. Bruce's voice, and Delbert's harmonica playing, have held up very well.
     
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  16. ZackyDog

    ZackyDog Country Gent

    Feb 6, 2015
    In the USA
    One of my favorites; I believe that is John Sebastian on the harmonica:



    And of course,

     
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  17. GretschSwing

    GretschSwing Country Gent

    Age:
    50
    Jan 27, 2014
    Howell, MI
    Right, JS on harmonica.
     
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  18. ZackyDog

    ZackyDog Country Gent

    Feb 6, 2015
    In the USA
  19. GretschSwing

    GretschSwing Country Gent

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    Jan 27, 2014
    Howell, MI


    Brian, harp, Gretsch

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  20. thunder58

    thunder58 Friend of Fred

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    58
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Harp , Gretsch.......................need we say more:)
     
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  21. Henry

    Henry Friend of Fred

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Check out Howard Levy, who is also a mean keys player.

    Here is with the Flecktones on one my favorite tunes of theirs, Sinister Minister. I love how he makes that harp sound. See especially starting at 1:09

     
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