Sunday, December 20, 2009

Endings month: Slowing down

Endings Month

This is a simple ending trick but it requires you to make sure you have everyone on the same page before you do it: slowing down.

It's a popular ending for train songs, giving the audience the feel of a train slowing down. Bob & Rose Savoy use this ending starting around 1:45 into Ruben's Train:

It's not just for train songs. It's also good for hymns and for just-plain-songs like Reno and Smiley's Talk of the Town (at 2:12):

Cross-posted at J.R.'s Banjo Hangout blog

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