What are some of your favorite acoustic songs?

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    I do love that vid, however I really doubt Jimi could play a drop tuned 12 like Lead Belly. There are no films showing how Lead Belly did what he did. There are more audio examples out there. Uncanny playing.

    Drop tunings down to C were common with 12 string guitars as there were no light gauge strings back in the day. The earliest 12 string guitars were not braced to withstand the string tension of standard tunings.

    Leo Kottke is one known player who could have possibly have gotten close. There were / are no doubt others who never "made it" who could pull that off.
     
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    I think Ian is a bit underrated as a guitar player
     
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    I'm hearing a lot of purely electric instruments in some of these posts... :whistling:
     
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    Norman Blake
     
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    #41 - DMB
    Oceans - John Butler Trio
    Anything Tim Reynolds does on any acoustic - mainly Stream as an example
    Keller Williams - any song - above the thunder
    There's a few.
     
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    Every single john denver song... ever.

    Some James Taylor.

    I could drink a case of you - joni Mitchell.

    This is fun.
     
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    Definitely one of my favorite acoustic jams.

     
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    Fast guitars, washboards and whistling - it's skiffle!

     
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    I have always absolutely loved Redemption Song by the late great Bob Marley.
     
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    (And Great Uncle Tommy)

     
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    Definitely my favorite bar none.

     
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