Tag: Americana

Until the Heart Whispers Back - Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar)

Until the Heart Whispers Back – Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar)

Until the Heart Whispers Back Free Download on SoundCloud. Listen on Spotify. I wrote this song for my wife Jennifer. She’s the sole reason why I’m a father, and play guitar for a living. As it happens, music is my best currency – and nothing […]

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Hozier: Like Real People Do for classical guitar

Hozier: Like Real People Do – fingerstyle guitar + TAB

Like Real People Do Free Download on SoundCloud. I JUST got into Hozier. I couldn’t stand the song, Take Me to Church, so I wrote off his music years ago. However, a guitar student of mine requested to learn some of his stuff — and […]

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The Glass Castle: Summer Storm (Joel P West) guitar line

The Glass Castle: Summer Storm (Joel P West) guitar line + TAB

Summer Storm Free Download on SoundCloud The Glass Castle (the book and movie) recount the unconventional, poverty-stricken upbringing of Jeannette Walls and her siblings had at the hands of their deeply dysfunctional parents. The title refers to her father’s long held intention of building his […]

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True Detective 3: Death Letter Blues (opening) for guitar

True Detective 3: Death Letter Blues (opening) for guitar + TAB

“We’re starting and ending the season with deep, deep classic American vernacular,” T Bone Burnett – music producer and soundtrack curator of HBO’s True Detective. Death Letter Free download on SoundCloud. ‘Death Letter Blues’ was originally recorded by Delta Blues artist, Son House, in 1965. […]

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Jason Isbell: Pancho & Lefty (guitar line)

Jason Isbell: Pancho & Lefty (guitar line) + TAB

Jason Isbell Free download on SoundCloud. To say the least, Jason Isbell is the preeminent singer/songwriter of our time.  Almost lost in the superb songwriting and flawless singing — is Jason Isbell’s world class guitar playing. If you get the opportunity to watch a Jason […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: The Wings (Brokeback Mountain) + TAB

The Wings Free HQ Download on SoundCloud.  The Wings completes my arrangements for the Oscar winning Brokeback Mountain Soundtrack by Gustavo Santaolalla. This song is what initially drew me into Gustavo Santaolalla’s film score work, way back in 2005. From there, the theme Brokeback Mountain […]

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: The Book (Carter Burwell) + TAB

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Free download on SoundCloud. I’m a huge Coen Brothers fan. No kidding, I’ve loved every movie. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Netflix) can be seen as the Coen Bros unleashed. That is to say Netflix doesn’t have the same constraints […]

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An old-timey, Gypsy Americana guitar riff + TAB

Gypsy Americana Mp3 download on Soundcloud. My good friend Dr. Nathan Riley is an OB/Gyn based in San Diego, California. He just started a podcast for his profession called The OB/Gyno Wino Podcast. At least that’s the working title. Of course he asked me to […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Brokeback Mountain 3 guitar theme + TAB

Brokeback Mountain 3 Free Mp3 download on SoundCloud. Brokeback Mountain 3 is an achingly beautiful piece of music from Gustavo Santaolalla’s Academy award winning Brokeback Mountain score – most of which was played on a single solitary acoustic guitar. ‘Wings’ is the most memorable theme […]

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Don’t Worry, He Won’t get Far on Foot: theme for guitar + TAB

Don’t Worry, He Won’t get Far on Foot Don’t Worry, He Won’t get Far on Foot is a 2018 drama/comedy written and directed by Gus Van Sant. The film is based on the memoir by the late Portland based cartoonist, John Callahan. This motif, by composer […]

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Gustavo Santaolalla: Brokeback Mountain 2 theme for guitar + TAB

Brokeback Mountain 2 The Brokeback Mountain score is initially what introduced me to Gustavo Santaolalla’s music in 2005 — for which he won the first of his back-to-back Academy Awards. The minimalist approach and solitary delivery of a lone acoustic guitar was unlike anything we […]

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I Hope That I Don’t Fall in Love with You | fingerstyle guitar + TAB

I Hope That I Don’t Fall in Love with You Adrift is a 2018 American romantic drama film — based on a true story and set in 1983. The film stars Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin as a young couple that gets stranded in the […]

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