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Reviews for "Fine Words (Flung To The Winds)"

Fine Words (Flung To The Winds)
by Javolenus
Recommends (10)
Tue, Aug 21, 2012 @ 10:26 AM

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unreal_dm
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permalink   Tue, Aug 21, 2012 @ 11:28 AM
Simply superb.
 
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permalink   Javolenus Tue, Aug 21, 2012 @ 11:28 PM
Cheers mate—much appreciated!
Speck
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permalink   Wed, Aug 22, 2012 @ 5:16 AM
Absolute chill-inducing song perfection.
 
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permalink   Javolenus Thu, Aug 23, 2012 @ 2:07 AM
Thanks Speck—appreciate the feedback!
Jeris
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permalink   Wed, Aug 22, 2012 @ 5:44 AM
Yeah that is great man, reminds me of Hedges a bit.
 
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permalink   Javolenus Thu, Aug 23, 2012 @ 2:09 AM
Thanks Jeris—I was looking for a similar vibe to John Martyn’s “Bless The Weather” and even stole the line “Time after time” from that song. Recorded it in a kind of D minor open tuning but the top E string broke, leaving me with five only!
mando_curious
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permalink   Wed, Aug 22, 2012 @ 5:48 AM
 
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permalink   Javolenus Thu, Aug 23, 2012 @ 2:09 AM
Many thanks!
radiotimes
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permalink   Fri, Aug 24, 2012 @ 5:15 AM
When I was 11 yrs old I persuaded my parents to get me a guitar. They did but it was closer to a cheese cutter than an acoustic guitar. As I gradually broke strings my parents refusal to buy me any new ones left me with no alternative but to tell my friends in our new “band” that I was going the Django way and playing with less fingers, so therefore I needed less strings!!

Seems to me the lack of a string or two won’t stop you turning out some good work.
 
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permalink   Javolenus Fri, Aug 24, 2012 @ 5:22 AM
Hi RT and thanks for this! I was also 11 when I wanted a guitar. My parents wouldn’t buy me one, so I sold my old toys/games till I raised the princely sum of £10, which bought me the cheapest guitar in town. I’m left-handed and this guitar was right-handed—I restrung the guitar myself and made a right old botch of it! I borrowed a book on guitar chords and practised till my fingers bled. But you try telling kids today and they won’t believe you!!!