New Orleans – part of US-identity

[this is my blog post no. 1000] – Hurricane Isaac was friendly this time to New Orleans (not so to the surrounding towns). Of course one cannot forget the days of Katrina. So much was destroyed! But New Orleans seems to be (for me, not for you?) an important fragment of US-identity – or not? Should be damned like Las Vegas? Are there differents in the opinion between Republicans and Democrats? A question from Europe. My tribute to a certain New Orleans feeling: fingerpicking on my guitar “The House Of The Rising Sun“…
Mardi Gras New Orleans
title=”Mardi Gras New Orleans” – photo by Ray Devlin, click on the picture to enter his galleries on Flickr …
+
me on my acoustic guitar, trying to make a little tribute to the “HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN” – far away from Leadbelly or the genius Tommy Emmanuel – I hope you like my primitive minimalism nevertheless:

if you have time for my youtube video, featuring the same song in the second time very fast, nearly Gypsy swing, isn’t it?

now the breathtaking version by Tommy Emmanuel:

related:
https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2011/03/08/mardi-gras/
http://avaaston.wordpress.com/2012/08/26/hurricane-season/
https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2011/05/28/house-of-the-rising-sun/
https://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2011/06/07/bipolar/

P.S.:
this is my blog post no. 1000! I’ve started 23rd December 2010… thanks for following my daily ideas!
+
actually I’m trying to learn a better fingerstyle picking on my acoustic guitar, watch my ongoing soundcloud content:

About frizztext

writer, photographer, guitarist

16 responses to “New Orleans – part of US-identity

  1. Wonderful! I love it

    Like

  2. Congratulations for your blog post no. 1000!

    Like

  3. veraersilia

    I also congratulate you on your 1K milestone! and undoubtedly New Orleans IS part of the U.S. identity. I’ll have to go and read its history to see why it was started and built on land below sea level. But river deltas have often attracted people …

    Like

  4. Amy

    It’s such a treat to listen to your beautiful guitar play. Thank you! Congratulations on reaching your 1K posts!

    Like

  5. 1000!!!! That’s lotsa blogging! Beautiful sounds as always, frizz

    Like

  6. No. 1000!! Wow! Congrats!

    Like

  7. Wolfgang Hermann

    i love your version
    this kind of music should not be perfect

    Like

  8. 1,000!! Wow!
    I like your faster version very much – I was tapping my feet along with your playing. This is another song I like.
    When did you start learning how to play the guitar?

    Like

    • I’ve started with 12, now I’m 67 – I should play faster to upload my repertoire, because there is not much time left for me – on the other hand my mind slows down …

      Like

Hearing from you makes my day!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: