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Jim Hannigan

Superb research and analysis Chris.

On Practicing Guitar

Thanks Jim! It was a long time in the making. The hardest part was figuring out which licks to transcribe. And the keys! Like, should I transpose them, etc? But I'm really happy with it. Thanks for your support! -Chris

Bob Perfetto

Thanks for sharing this, very informative!

On Practicing Guitar

Thanks, Bob! Since I published the article, I discovered that a great source for Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell is the complete box set on Document Records. Many amazing cuts released and unreleased plus excellent liner notes. -Chris

Evan K

Great stuff, thank you. I'm more a pianist than a guitar player, but a huge fan of Leroy Carr, so I've been tempted to learn some of Scrapper's licks too. Thanks again!

On Practicing Guitar

Thanks for writing, Evan! I've been trying to adapt Scrapper's licks for my own stuff but it's easier said than done. They are so distinctive. One of the things about Leroy Carr is, he's such a great singer. The music is incredibly well balanced. -Chris

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