The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #62501   Message #1009996
Posted By: Mark Clark
28-Aug-03 - 11:26 PM
Thread Name: Skip Jame's Tuning ???
Subject: RE: Skip Jame's Tuning ???
At there are background materials associated with the seven-night, Martin Scorsese special “The Blues” scheduled to air Sept. 28. In the Blues Classroom section you'll find:
‘…In Bentonia-style tuning, the strings are tuned in an E-B-E-G-B-E pattern. … James employed this tuning technique in two of his better-known songs: “Devil Got My Woman” and “Hard Time Killin’ Floor Blues.”
      - Mark