Lesson #125, Darlin' Corey III

Tuesday, May 12, 2009


Lesson #125, Darlin' Corey III



Hi All,

In this video you can hear that we are tuning the fourth string down from the note of D, to the note C. By doing this we are creating what they call drop C tuning. In this video you can see that I use a very handy device, thats an electronic tuner....very useful to find perfect tuning on just about any instrument!

We will use this C tuning in Darlin Corey in the upcoming videos.

Tune er' up,

or should I say down.......

David

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