More Music From Playing For Change

I really don’t know much about this organization of far-flung musicians, but I like the music they play. Here’s another example:

http://playingforchange.com/player/widget.swf?episode=55

“Stand By Me” is a classic soul song, first recorded by Ben E. King many years ago. The song uses a classic pop chord sequence, sometimes called “the fifties progression”: I vi IV V — in the key of C that would be C Am F G. I’m going to go try it out on my guitar!

Here’s another great one, the Playing For Change people playing a classic Rolling Stones song; Taj Mahal, one of my favorite musicians, contributes!:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJtq6OmD-_Y?rel=0&w=640&h=360]

Larry

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