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Thread #143253   Message #3307014
Posted By: GUEST,Ray
12-Feb-12 - 01:25 PM
Thread Name: How out of tune was Don McLean's guitar?
Subject: RE: How out of tune was Don McLean's guitar?
It's happened again!

Just caught the end of the Andrew Marr show on BBC1 this morning which featured Christy Moore + an unspecified guitarist. (At least I didn't recognise him)

Before starting to play, Christy picked a few notes which were horribly out of tune and simply sat there, without playing, and sung the song to the accompaniment of the other guitarist.

Utterly professional, it would have sounded terrible if he'd played. I just wondered what the rest of the TV audience would be thinking with him sitting in front of the camera with a guitar but not playing it.