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"Kickin' the Cat" Lang intro

Lango-DjangoLango-Django Niagara-On-The-Lake, ONModerator
edited May 2016 in Eddie Lang Club
I've spent a couple of hours listening to this with all of today's modern technology, and as best as I can tell, this is what Eddie does for the intro of "Kickin' the Cat"... MP3 file is at the bottom of this post.

(Rhetorical question: why did Joe and Eddie use so many cats and dogs in their song titles?)

For your convenience, I've divided the intro up into little phrases... they are not always exactly a bar each, but after bit of time practising them hopefully you'll see with my logic in dividing them this way... or not!

Corrections and arguments are welcome, as always...



G: XX5433
G7: XX3433
C6: XX2213
C#dim: XX2323


open 6th string
Bb7: 6867XX
A7: 5756XX


A7: 575685
Dm: 557765
A7: 575685
A7: 575685


F# note 4th string 4th fret
A dim: XX4545
Abdim: XX3434


C6: XX2213
E7: XX2434
A7: XX5655


open 5th string A
G note 6th string 3rd fret
harmonics at 5th fret
I live in a little tourist town called Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario, Canada, which is about twenty miles north of Niagara Falls.

If you are ever planning on visiting the beautiful Niagara area, feel free to PM me and perhaps we can get together and do some jamming.
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