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Coal Miner’s Daughter

Discussion in 'Bluegrass [DB]' started by Darice Greene, Nov 12, 2019.


  1. Darice Greene

    Darice Greene

    Aug 21, 2015
    Does anyone know the notes played by The great Bob Moore on the turnaround? It’s used a lot in old country and bluegrass. Almost sounds like a chromatic note. Would appreciate the help.
     
  2. AGCurry

    AGCurry Supporting Member

    Jun 29, 2005
    St. Louis
    The turnarounds with the key being raised a half step? The first beat of the second measure is simply the 5th of the next key, e.g., if the first key is G, the note will be Eb (or D#, if you prefer). Playing the 5th of the new key is the "strongest" method of modulating because it "strongly" suggests the new root.
     

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