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    Six of Davis' gospel songs are presented. The included three CDs teach these arrangements phrase by phrase and present the original recordings. For the intermediate to advanced fingerstyle guitarist. Note/tab. 24 pp.
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  • Let Us Get Together
  • I Am The Light Of This World
  • I Belong To The Band
  • Pure Religion
  • Death Don't Have No Mercy
  • Tryin' To Get Home

LESSON ONE: Rev. Davis played many gospel songs with a blues feel. These are referred to as ""Holy Blues."" Death Don't Have No Mercy is an excellent example of a Holy Blues in the key of Em. Let Us Get Together follows, and is played in the key of G. This is a difficult arrangement illustrating Rev. Davis's control over his right hand.

LESSON TWO: Rev.Gary Davis's religious arrangements in the key of C: I Belong to the Band and Tryin' to Get Home.

LESSON THREE: For ragtime playing Rev. Davis would approach his guitar as if it were a piano. For gospel songs the guitar takes on the role of a full Baptist church! In this lesson we study two gospel arrangements, Pure Religion and I Am the Light of the World. Both are played in the key of C and have become popular in today's pop world. "

Holy Blues of Rev. Gary Davis

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taught by Stefan Grossman Rev. Gary Davis

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Six of Davis' gospel songs are presented. The included three CDs teach these arrangements phrase by phrase and present the original recordings. For the intermediate to advanced fingerstyle guitarist. Note/tab. 24 pp.
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  • Let Us Get Together
  • I Am The Light Of This World
  • I Belong To The Band
  • Pure Religion
  • Death Don't Have No Mercy
  • Tryin' To Get Home

LESSON ONE: Rev. Davis played many gospel songs with a blues feel. These are referred to as ""Holy Blues."" Death Don't Have No Mercy is an excellent example of a Holy Blues in the key of Em. Let Us Get Together follows, and is played in the key of G. This is a difficult arrangement illustrating Rev. Davis's control over his right hand.

LESSON TWO: Rev.Gary Davis's religious arrangements in the key of C: I Belong to the Band and Tryin' to Get Home.

LESSON THREE: For ragtime playing Rev. Davis would approach his guitar as if it were a piano. For gospel songs the guitar takes on the role of a full Baptist church! In this lesson we study two gospel arrangements, Pure Religion and I Am the Light of the World. Both are played in the key of C and have become popular in today's pop world. "