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Offline southendmd

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Re: Screw Willie Nelson! Here's the definitive version!
« Reply #20 on: March 04, 2013, 05:44:57 pm »
[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=754sRFIHIrA[/youtube]

Some different lyrics on Dave Van Ronk's version. 

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Re: Screw Willie Nelson! Here's the definitive version!
« Reply #21 on: March 04, 2013, 05:50:50 pm »
[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBnXQfnvqPo[/youtube]

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Re: Screw Willie Nelson! Here's the definitive version!
« Reply #22 on: March 04, 2013, 05:56:07 pm »
[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jn7dFz-AuYE[/youtube]

An interesting version with "Dian and the Greenbriar Boys".

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Re: Screw Willie Nelson! Here's the definitive version!
« Reply #23 on: March 04, 2013, 06:06:04 pm »
[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svCtvyIV9wY[/youtube]

An elderly Dave Von Ronk with the wonderful Nanci Griffith.  Starts around 2:20

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Re: Screw Willie Nelson! Here's the definitive version!
« Reply #24 on: March 04, 2013, 08:07:03 pm »
I think Bob's harmonica playing is similar to what Jake did in the film. 

Before or after the mare got lucky?  ;)
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Re: Screw Willie Nelson! Here's the definitive version!
« Reply #25 on: March 05, 2013, 05:34:03 pm »
[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYzn8wxs9sI[/youtube]

Bumping this thread. 

I think Bob's harmonica playing is similar to what Jake did in the film. 

Maybe so. But Bob does it better than Jake.  8)

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Re: Screw Willie Nelson! Here's the definitive version!
« Reply #26 on: March 06, 2013, 08:43:07 am »
Thanks for posting these. I wish folk music was recorded more often. Although I must say that I enjoy going to gritty little bars to hear it performed live.
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