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  1. Thanks Bert I was surprised to see this song could be played on a mountain dulcimer. I know the melody so I tried it in DAA and it works in DAA, too. Dave
  2. I know there are plenty of tablature files available, but I thought I would provide the link to my OneDrive anyway. I've added some Christmas tablature in DAA, DAC, DAG, and other tunings. I've also been adding a lot of non-holiday tablature. Dave OneDrive
  3. That's what's neat about starting something like this. It's not fully designed yet and the melody can go anywhere. Your version works good, too. Dave
  4. Thanks Ken I never liked watching the Stones live on TV (Ed Sullivan, etc.), but we had one of their early albums and I liked some of the songs on that album. I decided I didn't like them after they were associated with a concert that resulted in a lot of violence. Other bands were present, but it seemed like the Stones got blamed the most for the things that went wrong at the concert. Later, they recorded Wild Horses and I kinda' liked that song. Today, they play too many of their songs (and usually the same ones) on the oldies radio stations and I switch the channel when Satisfactio
  5. In my waking moments a snippet of a tune was stuck in my head. I was thinking I had heard it before. Play all of the following frets (without playing the middle or drone strings) and see if you know the song where this interval was used. 4 5 6 7 8 10 9 (all notes are the same except 9 is twice as long) I was thinking I would like to make a tune including this interval, but as the day progressed I found where I had heard this before and it is a copyright song. I'll provide the tune after I've let everyone here try to determine the song for a while. Dave
  6. Thanks Ken I think there is a time interval for editing. I see the edit button on my post from Tuesday, but no edit button on the original post. Yes, a 1/12 fret would be for mature audiences only! Dave
  7. I'm catching up on this topic and this time I noticed I probably typed 1/12 fret when I intended to type either 1 1/2 (1.5) or 1/2. Oh well. Dave
  8. The Fishin' Hole is a song that is still in copyright status but here is a copy on Pinterest where it is played mostly on the bass string and middle string. The melody can also be played on the melody string(s) except where intervals require either an extra fret or the middle string. Dave Pinterest
  9. I forgot to mention that if you look through the tablature list here on Everything Dulcimer, many of the tab files made by Steve Smith have the songs in DAA and DAD tuning in the same file. Dave
  10. Another note on finding tablature for a given tuning, there are many tunes in DAA tuning in the tablature section here on Everything Dulcimer. Also, songs written in DAC or DAG tablature seldom require any extra frets. I also have several tablature files with mp3 files to accompany the tablature on my OneDrive. Dave's OneDrive Also, Mapes has been expanding there string sets and now they offer custom sets for mountain dulcimers. They also offer string on reels for people who want to make their own string sets. For your dulcimer lighter strings might be easier on the
  11. Thank You. I think it was part of many people sharing music yesterday. My computer is still slow today. I wonder if we clogged the internet. Dave
  12. While you're working on your bandsaw, maybe you'll find this video and link to sawblades.com helpful. Previously I have struggled with trying to cut thin slices of wood from a log on my bandsaw. The information in this video gave me some really good information for picking the right blade for such a task. I really like the blades I got from sawblades.com. Dave
  13. I guess I forgot to post Mike Seeger's version of John Hardy. Here's the version that inspired to find a dulcimer version. Dave
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