| Visit Our Catalog at SteelGuitarShopper.com |

Post new topic C6 TAB Lapsteel Last Date - Floyd Cramer
Reply to topic
Author Topic:  C6 TAB Lapsteel Last Date - Floyd Cramer
Bert Farroach


From:
Netherlands
Post  Posted 27 Jul 2019 11:07 am    
Reply with quote

Hi lapsteelers !
For the first time we had 40 degrees celsius this week in the Netherlands !! Rolling Eyes
Nevertheless: a new tab ! Smile
The well known hitsong by Floyd Cramer.

I can't play the "slipnotes" on the lap (advantage PSG),
but I tried to catch the specific harmonies mr. Cramer was so well known for.

My version on YouTube is here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4wrVhmlOaA&feature=youtu.be

Want to give it a try? Just email me, and I'll send you the complete PDF and mp3 backing track. For free, as always.
Here's the first part, with best regards,
Bert



Last edited by Bert Farroach on 2 Aug 2019 7:51 am; edited 1 time in total
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Frank Freniere


From:
The First Coast
Post  Posted 28 Jul 2019 4:26 am    
Reply with quote

Bedankt, Bert!
View user's profile Send private message
Bert Farroach


From:
Netherlands
Post  Posted 28 Jul 2019 5:52 am    
Reply with quote

Graag gedaan, Frank !

(which is: thanks, Bert.
you're welcome, Frank.)šŸ˜
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Regina Miller


From:
Germany
Post  Posted 29 Jul 2019 7:40 am    
Reply with quote

Fun to play this good arangement of this soung.
Thank you, Bert
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Michael Hegedus


From:
Virginia, USA
Post  Posted 30 Jul 2019 2:49 am    
Reply with quote

Thanks for sending the tab. Another great effort!
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Jerry Berger


From:
Nampa, Idaho USA
Post  Posted 1 Aug 2019 11:06 am     Song - Last Date
Reply with quote

I contacted Bert regarding the above mentioned tabbed song and mp3 backing track. He responded in less than an hour. The tab is great and easy to follow and the mp3 backing track is excellent! Thanks Bert. Very Happy

Last edited by Jerry Berger on 21 Nov 2019 7:48 am; edited 1 time in total
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Andy Volk


From:
Boston, MA
Post  Posted 2 Aug 2019 3:03 am    
Reply with quote

You have some terrific arrangements, Bert - I love your version of "Mad World". "Last Date" is a great old tune. Cramer got that slip note lick from the pedal steel, it's only that fair we reclaim it. I would use the classic Jerry Byrd 3-fret reverse slant to start. This gives you Cramer's lick as a G7 to C reverse slant to straight bar move. Then, personally, I'd get the iV chord lick out of the 5th fret F position. So this is how I would play the first two bars:


Thanks for sharing your music, Bert!
_________________
Steel Guitar Books! Website: www.volkmediabooks.com
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website
Bert Farroach


From:
Netherlands
Post  Posted 2 Aug 2019 8:09 am    
Reply with quote

Thanks very much for paying attention, Andy ! Very Happy
Your first suggestion is a new chord to me (and a spastic shoulder chord too Confused ), which gives that country feel right away. And you're right about the second half, too schoolish probably.
I'm just a "triad-man", developping my ears and skill, all due to the 6th in this C6 tuning, haha.
And also trying to follow your fine posts in the Lapsteel Jazz group on Facebook ! Wink
Thanks again, we're doing our best,
Bert
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Andy Volk


From:
Boston, MA
Post  Posted 2 Aug 2019 8:51 am    
Reply with quote

And your best is excellent, Bert!

That V-I slant move is very pedal steel-like and works well in classic country but also in blues, Hawaiian and many other genres. I cribbed it 100% from the great Jerry Byrd.
_________________
Steel Guitar Books! Website: www.volkmediabooks.com
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website
Keith Glendinning


From:
United Kingdom
Post  Posted 15 Aug 2019 6:31 am    
Reply with quote

Another great tab Bert. Iā€™d like a copy please.
Keith
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Andy Sandoval


From:
Bakersfield, California, USA
Post  Posted 12 Oct 2019 12:33 am    
Reply with quote

I like it
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website
Roger Buchanan


From:
Columbus, Ohio, USA
Post  Posted 22 Oct 2019 3:52 pm     Tab & backing track
Reply with quote

Bert, that was great. I'd love to have the track and backing and backing track. Hope I can play it as easy as you. Again great job.
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Roger Buchanan


From:
Columbus, Ohio, USA
Post  Posted 22 Oct 2019 3:53 pm     Tab
Reply with quote

Was supposed to say tab & track. Dumb spell checker.
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Bert Farroach


From:
Netherlands
Post  Posted 22 Oct 2019 11:43 pm    
Reply with quote

Roger, can you send your email address to me?
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Daniel Zazynski


From:
Akron, NY USA
Post  Posted 23 Oct 2019 12:48 pm     Last Date
Reply with quote

Bert your tabs for Last Date are excellent! I really enjoy playing this one and the others you have sent me. Very Happy
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Jim Saunders


From:
Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
Post  Posted 11 Nov 2019 6:20 am     Last Date
Reply with quote

Bert, I'd like the tab for Last Date, if you still have it. Jim My email address is: jsaunders7292@sbcglobal.net

Thanks for doing this.
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
Joe Scherzi


From:
New York, USA
Post  Posted 21 Nov 2019 6:35 am    
Reply with quote

Great playing Bert!
Just wonderful playing and great tone!
Sent you an email.
Thanks!
Joe
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website

All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Jump to:  
Please review our Forum Rules and Policies
Our Online Catalog
Strings, CDs, instruction, and steel guitar accessories
www.SteelGuitarShopper.com

The Steel Guitar Forum
148 S. Cloverdale Blvd.
Cloverdale, CA 95425 USA

Click Here to Send a Donation


BIAB Styles
Ray Price Shuffles for Band-in-a-Box
by Jim Baron