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Blue Monday (Watching the Sligo River flow)

I’m trying to master (or at least approximate) one of my favorite John Fahey songs, “Sligo River Blues,” so far without a whole lot of success. It’s interesting to see how many other people are drawn to the tune.

Here’s a lovely, subdued version:

This isn’t so much a cover version as a reinterpretation — quite a pretty one:

Download here to listen to the man himself play it.

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