Grasshopper in my Pillow

Just got a Lead Belly CD. I think this song is so unexpected and beautiful. I think the beginning sounds like Bach. I said all this already on the mothership. Anyway…

10 thoughts on “Grasshopper in my Pillow

  1. Well I’m glad YOU have. I can’t get my head around song link-y stuff at all over here, otherwise I could’ve given some insight on my RR first line noms. Too late now anyway …

    G’night steen.

  2. I like it.

    It is the arpeggio at the beginning that makes it sound like Bach, right up until me starts syncopating it.

    I’ve often thought that using your thumb on the bass E when finger-picking is a bit like having the bass continuo on one string instead of on a harpsichord.

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