Mississippi Mud

This one is essentially just Jerry Douglas playing some free form blues! I tabbed out the intro, and the first time through the form, but this really should be primarily improvisation.  If Jerry were to play the tune again, I'm sure it would be very different. He plays the form different each time through, which you can get away with when you're playing unaccompanied...  I tried to capture as many of Jerry's wonderful licks and tricks as I could, so you can get an idea of what he's doing.  The main thing is to play with great confidence and groove, so the listener can hear the changes and form even though there's no band. Have fun, and feel free to do it your own way!

Pt. 1 - Full Performance

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Pt. 2 - 1st Time Through (Intro)

Pt. 3 - 2nd Time Through (In Time)

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