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Spike Driver Blues

PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:57 pm
by maoster
Does anyone have tabs for this mississippi John Hurt tune? I have looked far and wide but no luck.



Re: Spike Driver Blues

PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 10:39 am
by shaw
If you go to this page: , near the bottom there's two John Miller books of Hurt tab. I think the first one has "Spike Driver's Blues"in it. Great that it's available on that site - and it's the entire song, not just a verse or break.

Re: Spike Driver Blues

PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 1:40 pm
by maoster
Thanks again Shaw!

I don't know about anyone else but I find John Hurt stuff (have tried stagolee and this one) the hardest to play and get to sound right - not the left hand but keeping the alternating bass and melody going with the right hand. He was one hell of a player!