Jun 242007
 

Sorry this is late, but I spent much of today messing with it!

The actual guitar piece is very old. It’s one of the first instrumentals I wrote on the guitar, as I recall. Very simple to play, too.

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Here’s the chords for the whole thing.

  • Am, G, Am, G, Am, G, Em, Am
  • Am, G, Am, G, Am, G, Em, Am
  • Em, Am, Em, Am, Em, Am, C, G
  • D, G, D, C, D, G, E major
  • Am, G, Am, G, Am, G, Em, Am
  • Em, Am, Em, Am, E major

Lessee… I ended up using my Blueridge acoustic twice (main fingerpicking and backing rhythm track); the Gibson Melody Maker for electric; the Michael Kelly mandolin; and a drum machine — just the stock rock drums, slowed way down.

Hope you like it. It’s less of a mess than “Pick ‘Em All Up” was, but still basically a jam, not really a song.

  3 Responses to “The Sunday Song: The Knyghte’s Daliaunce”

  1. The main melody is very nice. But the cheesy 80s-sounding drum machine was a little surprising :-)

  2. Yeah, I didn’t think the drums were necessary. I wish you’d play more music like this.

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