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Discuss the Mandolin lesson: Shove the Pig's Foot a Little Further in the Fire

https://banjobenclark.com/lessons/shove-the-pigs-foot-a-little-further-in-the-fire-mandolin-intermediate

This one makes your mandolin hard to put down! Shove that pig’s foot, and grab your pick!

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Another great tune and lesson for the mandolin. The Brady Brunch multi-dynamic image meme is precious. Might have to sign you up for the movies. :joy::joy::grin::sunglasses:

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Lol! Nice one!:joy:

Wow, I like this tune and it doesn’t take long to pick up. In all my years I’ve never heard this; is it considered a jamming tune? I might have to introduce this one to the crowd I play with.

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I had never heard of it either but it’s gaining great popularity, resurfacing I suppose. It’s so catchy!

Sounds a lot like an up-tempo arrangement of the old Quaker hymn: “How Can I keep From Singing?” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37UiNO0BncU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x004IEwcYaI
Edit: Apparently not of Quaker origin, but adopted by them:\https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_Can_I_Keep_from_Singing%3F

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haha, I ran across this while I had the fiddle in my hand…can’t put it down now…This tune has already started a constant loop in my mind…I’m about an hour into it and can nail all the licks at a fair pace (close to the demo) , haven’t quite strung them all together smoothly yet , but I can get through the arraignment.

I see where most of the rest of my night (maybe weekend) will be spent…blaming Ben for making it available haha

Seriously…what a great little tune! Between this and another lesson I’m stoked with enthusiasm and motivation…I’ve learned a lot here, in the last couple weeks, that has broadened my playing abilities…from only two lessons…It’s great to feel good about my music…thanks Ben!

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You are so welcome!

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Hi Ben. Great tune and arrangement. Lovin’ it, but can you recommend one of your own mandolin tune lessons to go with it in D major, say (Not Whiskey Before Breakfast)? I you have one I’ll be pleased to buy the lesson and put them together. Best wishes. Stoo.

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If you go to the mandolin page and click the “key of D” tag, it displays all lessons in D: https://banjobenclark.com/lessons/filters/instruments:mandolin;tags:key-of-d

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