There is a strong connection between the timelessly brilliant work of Dave Rawlings/Gillian Welch and Neil Young. This track, "Cumberland Gap," from the Poor David's Almanack album really showcases that bond. The plodding tempo, modal chord movements, and layered harmonies could certainly be at home on any of the classic CSNY or Crazy Horse records.
There's no electric guitar on the album version, but I'm really having a love affair with my new Guild Starfire III, so I arranged it into a grungy, DADGAD tuning kinda thing.
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