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Ray Minich

Bradford, Pa. Frozen Tundra
Post Posted 28 Oct 2017 7:55 am     Reply with quote

Been wanting to learn to play this tune since about 1964. Not just follw it but get as close to TB's picking as possible. The tune has always fascinated me. I got the tablature from TB a few years ago along with the "Tom Cattin'" CD.

Tom certainly played the tune at "high speed".

To overcome the frustration of losing it about 5 seconds into the tune I bought a copy of NCH's WavePad and extracted the tune from the CD as a .wav file. WavePad has let me slow the tune down to 50% speed with remarkable clarity maintaing pitch and timbre.

At that speed I can actualy follow the tablature...

Now I have something to perhaps succeed in when the snow flies....
Lawyers are done: Emmons SD-10, 3 Dekleys including a D10, NV400, and lots of effects units to cover my clams...
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scott murray

Asheville, NC
Post Posted 28 Oct 2017 11:28 am     Reply with quote

I use Audacity to achieve the same effect... we're lucky to have this technology nowadays. I've figured out several songs and licks this way. love it!
Sho~Bud Pro III D-10 / Sierra Session D-10 / Collier 8-string dobro / Oahu 6-string lap steel
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Ken Pippus

Lake Oswego, OR
Post Posted 28 Oct 2017 11:41 am     Reply with quote

Windows Media Player, a freebie on PCs, has the same capability.
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Fred Treece

California, USA
Post Posted 29 Oct 2017 11:41 pm     Reply with quote

So, at 50% speed, which is just about the tempo I play it also, maybe we should call it "Bud's Thud" Cool
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Rick Jackson

Carson City, Nevada
Post Posted 2 Nov 2017 2:13 pm     Reply with quote

I used to play Tom's version when I was in the car with Bud Isaacs. He absolutely loved Tom's version....rj
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