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#1108268 - 12/19/08 03:38 PM Here's a nice little "Bluesy" Christmas tune
Rickster Offline

Registered: 03/25/06
Posts: 9090
Loc: Georgia, USA
Hi all my PW friends,

I thought maybe this little YouTube video clip might get everyone in the “Bluesy” Christmas spirit.


Take care,

Piano enthusiast and amateur musician: "Treat others the way you would like to be treated". Yamaha C7. YouTube Channel

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#1108269 - 12/19/08 03:56 PM Re: Here's a nice little "Bluesy" Christmas tune
TrapperJohn Offline
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Registered: 02/11/08
Posts: 3605
Loc: Chocolatetown, USA
Rickster - nice effort on a great old blusey Christmas tune that actually goes back farther than Elvis - to the 1940s I think, and which has been covered by a lot of real Blues artists since.
Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on. Frederic Chopin

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#1108270 - 12/19/08 04:51 PM Re: Here's a nice little "Bluesy" Christmas tune
dannac Offline
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Registered: 10/04/07
Posts: 601
Loc: USA
Way to go .... Rickster ... enjoyed that.

Merry Christmas

#1108271 - 12/19/08 05:08 PM Re: Here's a nice little "Bluesy" Christmas tune
Peyton Offline
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Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 2712
Loc: Maine
Nice job there Rick!
"One's real life is often the life that one does not lead."- Oscar Wilde

#1108272 - 12/19/08 05:25 PM Re: Here's a nice little "Bluesy" Christmas tune
Woody-Woodruff Offline
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Registered: 01/11/08
Posts: 615
Loc: Coastal Mississippi
I don't know which is better, enjoying your music or watching you enjoy your music. Either way it is appreciated! Thank you. Have a Merry Christmas and a very happy, productive New Year!!!

#1108273 - 12/19/08 05:56 PM Re: Here's a nice little "Bluesy" Christmas tune
rocket88 Offline
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Registered: 09/04/06
Posts: 3425
He Rick...playing like that, what are you doing on the Adult BEGINNERS' forum anyways?

Piano teacher

#1108274 - 12/19/08 06:08 PM Re: Here's a nice little "Bluesy" Christmas tune
Rickster Offline

Registered: 03/25/06
Posts: 9090
Loc: Georgia, USA
Thanks for the compliments, my fine piano friends. I know I’m not that good at playing the piano, but its fun to play what little I know \:\) .

And, Woody, yes, I have entertained myself a great deal with my music over the years. Glad you enjoyed it too. \:\)

And, Rocket88, I couldn't ask for a nicer compliment coming from a pro like you! Thanks, man! \:\)

I still seem to hold back a lot at the piano and not let myself go like I would like to. But now I see why Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder, and others rock back and forth at the piano. When it sounds good you got to move \:D .

Take care,

Piano enthusiast and amateur musician: "Treat others the way you would like to be treated". Yamaha C7. YouTube Channel

#1108275 - 12/19/08 06:36 PM Re: Here's a nice little "Bluesy" Christmas tune
FishWagon Offline
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Registered: 11/23/08
Posts: 38
Loc: Dacula, GA
That was very good!! Even the kids loved it!

Great job.....
Have a great day everyone,

Roland FP-7

Father, thank you, for letting me fly this flight, for the privilege of being able to be in this position, to be in this wondrous place, seeing all these many startling, wonderful things that you have created.

- Gordon Cooper, orbiting earth, 22May1963

#1108276 - 12/19/08 07:03 PM Re: Here's a nice little "Bluesy" Christmas tune
mdsdurango Offline
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Registered: 01/01/04
Posts: 1755
Loc: Durango Colorado
Bravo rick!
You even sound like the King when you say "Ya'll".

Nice work!
Yamaha S6, U5C, P120

#1108277 - 12/19/08 10:01 PM Re: Here's a nice little "Bluesy" Christmas tune
FormerFF Offline
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Registered: 03/26/08
Posts: 476
Loc: Roswell, GA, USA
That was fun. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Piano self teaching on and off from 2002-2008. Took piano instruction from Nov 2008- Feb 2011. Took guitar instruction Feb 2011-Jul 2013. Can't play either. Living, breathing proof some people aren't cut out to make music.


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