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    Posted: July 30 2019 at 1:06am
Speaking of the Band and Levon Helm;  have any of you listened to Amy Helm, Levon's daughter in concert or audio tracks?  Met her last month.  Good performance, like her voice and she is an exceptionally nice woman.  Worth checking out. 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMuzFQTpjDE

I will humor y'all if you like the Cotton Club rendition by Nina Simone.  I would save that one until Dylan is available with the sax.  Some good sound there.  But up above you can check out the ol' 12 String preference.  It's blues that comes from the pain in the soul. 
  Speaking of CC Ryder: 
Then there is this:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVx0Cnr2r0g 
Or  change speed  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCGf8RUhPtY   
Or somewhere in the middle    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mRQdVwlT_A
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I tried to keep my list playable for the evening jams.  We can always dig into other songs but that tends to leave some harp and guitar players on the sidelines.  Plenty of time for those around our camp, afternoons and so on.  I do want to entice Jim McB into Stand By Me.  I like that song. I do the bass run on guitar while I play it but it just ain't the same as a bass.  Dock of the Bay would be fun also but not a big Wednesday night jam song I don't think.  

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Paul, Gary and I play the Nina Simone version too. All of those rockabilly tunes, CC Ryder, Red Dress, High Heel Sneakers, Shake Rattle and Roll, Blue Suade Shoes, etc.. are standards at jams. Easy stuff too, 12 bars blues. (Same key too if I remember correctly. Our uke group mashes a number of those up as a medley)

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CC Ryder is a great tune!
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Check this out - another suggestion by 12 string. CC Ryder by the Band. Rick Danko singing lead with Levon Helm backing him up. Cool!

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12string suggests HIgh Heel Sneakers. A great old tune from Tommy Tucker. Basically as fast Jimmy Reed shuffle. Give it a listen, I swear they speed up the tempo each verse!

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Great song, lots of good versions out there. I particularly like Nina SImone's version.

But if you want to jam, the best is Muddy Waters version of it. Straightforward, easy to hear the changes. Lighning Hopkins can be hard to follow.
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That’s okay, no one will notice as we all move slower at the Bean....

Great song by the way!
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I'm getting older and slower and so is my music.  How about some good harp work on Trouble in Mind? I find my mind singing that while I work on projects around here.  Probably something psychological there but let's not probe.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ish9BCyjQ3Q

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