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Sam Edelston

Punk dulcimer - I Wanna Be Sedated


In a Facebook group, somebody's phone said "Sedated," instead of the word he intended to use. (My phone comes with that convenient auto-sabotage...
@Sam Edelston started 2 weeks ago - replies: 6
Tom McDonald

Hemingway's Whiskey


We are called Seldom The Same, both for our rotating cast of players and our tendency to not play anything quite the same way twice. Lead singer...
@Tom McDonald started 2 years ago - replies: 0
Sam Edelston

Good Girls Don't. (But I do. On a dulcimer.)


This song popped into my head a couple of weeks ago, and it seemed like something that might work on dulcimer. Sure enough ... The Knack's...
@Sam Edelston started 3 years ago - replies: 0
Sam Edelston

"The Toy Song" (musical mashup)


A friend and I created this musical collision of Chuck Berry and Tom Paxton when we were randomly paired together for an event called "Duet...
@Sam Edelston started 2 months ago - replies: 0
Sam Edelston

Billy Joel cover -- "You May Be Right"


Yesterday, this song wasn't in my repertoire. But I quoted a couple of lines from it in a Facebook post, and somebody asked me if I had a video...
@Sam Edelston started 5 months ago - replies: 3
Sam Edelston

Katy Perry cover: "Never Really Over"


I heard this song on the radio recently and knew I had to learn it. Katy Perry's current hit, "Never Really Over." Amusingly, my computer's...
@Sam Edelston started 5 months ago - replies: 3
Janene Millen

Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper cover


Made a new attempt at this song, previous one was a couple of years ago and in key of D....different key and chord choices this time around. The...
@Janene Millen started 3 years ago - replies: 3
Sam Edelston

Ooo-eee-oo-ah-ah...


I was at a festival where Gary Sager was vending, and saw this baby dulcimer on the table. I played a few bars of this song -- the most logical...
@Sam Edelston started 6 months ago - replies: 3
Sam Edelston

Born to Run - chromatic bari - in concert


I grew up musically in an organization called the Folk Project, an all-instrument (but dulcimer-friendly) New Jersey-based crowd. Twice a year,...
@Sam Edelston started 7 months ago - replies: 7
Dusty Turtle

Surfer Girl on mountain dulcimer


Here's my three-stringed take on the Beach Boys classic.  Southern California meet Appalachia. I use a 1+ fret here, but you don't need it and...
@Dusty Turtle started 6 months ago - replies: 2
Sam Edelston

Shake, Rattle, and Roll (and Strum!)


For the past month, I had temporary use of a solidbody electric dulcimer. Here it is in the spotlight, playing the song that was a 1954 hit for...
@Sam Edelston started 8 months ago - replies: 2
Sam Edelston

Wild Thing - on 5 electric dulcimers


I'll admit it. I took the world's simplest song, and made it so complicated that it took me a week to figure out how to play. For years, I've...
@Sam Edelston started 8 months ago - replies: 4
Sam Edelston

Love the One You're With


This one's so easy, anyone can play it. Stephen Stills classic, "Love the One You're With." Considering that he plays it in a dulcimer tuning...
@Sam Edelston started 9 months ago - replies: 0
Sam Edelston

Heavy metal dulcimer - War Pigs


Black Sabbath's 1970 classic, "War Pigs," on solo electric dulcimer. Chromatic, stereo electric dulcimer built by Rod Matheson tuned DAD,...
@Sam Edelston started 10 months ago - replies: 0
Sam Edelston

Sweet Caroline -- on a sweet, new dulcimer


I think this is one of the few popular songs I actually knew in the '60s. Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" (which supposedly was inspired by a...
@Sam Edelston started 11 months ago - replies: 2
Rachael

Middle-eastern mode?


Hello, all!  Is there a tuning or capo-ing that would put the dulcimer into a middle-eastern scale of any sort?
@Rachael started 11 months ago - replies: 5
Sam Edelston

Chromatic dulcimer: David Bowie's "Space Oddity"


I bought a new reverb pedal recently, and messing around with it, this song kept sounding great with it. Classic by David Bowie, "Space...
@Sam Edelston started 11 months ago - replies: 0
Tom McDonald

On Stage At Leo Coffeehouse, Cincinnati


Our short set as "Seldom the Same" at the Queen City Balladeers, November 11, 2018. I'm on harmonica, and playing an Ed Weiss dulcimer...
@Tom McDonald started last year - replies: 1
YeahSureOK

Sweet Child Of Mine


I was noodling around one day, and stumbled into the 1st verse of Guns N Roses' "Sweet Child Of Mine". After some work, I feel like a got a pretty...
@YeahSureOK started last year - replies: 2
Janene Millen

I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry


Hank Williams cover on McSpadden Mountain dulcimer D-A-D 1+ fret.  A little impromptu instr break in the middle I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
@Janene Millen started last year - replies: 1
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