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Friday, March 30, 2012

D7 thing

I read an interview with folk guitarist Martin Simpson in the last issue of acoustic magazine and he mentioned an unusual tuning which is basically banjo tuning. I retuned my guitar and found it made a nice bluesy minor sound when strummed. Open it plays a D7 chord, my kind of chord! The tuning is DADF#AC, and here's a quick recording I made, playing open then barring up the neck, fretting on the high e string with my pinky finger:

D7 Thing

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