Built to be Seaworthy by SeaMonster Studios. And that’s okay, as the Philadelphia-based tenor guitarist has kept a relatively low profile over the years. Well, I had been eyeing a new Martin tenor guitar along with the Fletcher at Elderly Instruments. In fact, his chord melody playing reminds us a bit of the late genius Ted Greene. During this live streamed interview (which took place on June 2, 2014), Lawlor talked about his background, his uniquely modified gear and his playing technique. I thought it was quite nice, maybe worth £500.

John was the first person I met whose main axe was the four string tenor guitar tuned in fifths. But, as evidenced on a handful of YouTube clips, Lawlor is arguably one of the greatest tenor guitarists alive today.

My wife surprised me with the Fletcher around Valentines Day.

Lawlor is making a rare West Coast appearance at the annual Tenor Guitar Gathering in Astoria, Oregon, taking place June 5-8, 2014.

A few years ago I got interested in the ukulele and tenor guitar. Mark Josephs teaches the Cotton Pick for Tenor Guitar, Celtic tunes on a Session King tenor guitar, Breedlove Tenor Guitars - Tennessee Waltz, Eastwood's Warren Ellis Signature Tenor DEMO - RJ Ronquillo, Baritone Ukulele and Tenor Guitar Comparison, Eddie Freeman Tenor Guitar Tuning by John Lawlor, 1958 Gibson TG 7C tenor guitar played by Tyler Jackson, Tenor Guitar John Lawlor Exactly Like You, Eastwood Classic Tenor DEMO - RJ Ronquillo, 1930 Martin 0-28 T Tenor Guitar demo by Grandpa Banana, Show the world what you are playing with ChordU. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. The Fletcher was already tuned CGDA from Elderly's and as that's the same tuning as my Blueridge I left it that way. Help keep Vimeo safe and clean. I like this guy's playing so much I not only went to the Tenor Guitar Gathering in Astoria to hear him, I actually paid $30 to attend a workshop to get some insight into his playing. Chances are, you’ve never heard of John Lawlor. When Lawlor plays, you forget you’re only hearing a four string guitar. All contents are subject to copyright, provided for educational and personal noncommercial use only. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

Get your team aligned with all the tools you need on one secure, reliable video platform. Get four issues of the keepsake Fretboard Journal for just $44. Please note this is an archived topic, so it is locked and unable to be replied to. You may, however, ... tenor guitar in a local guitar shop, in tenor banjo tuning. John tunes his guitar a step lower, Bb F C G. Either way, this tuning results in chords that are really open, with the notes spread farther apart than on a standard guitar. Looking around the internet, I discovered this great tenor guitar player named John Lawlor. Learn how to report a violation. This is "John Lawlor - Sweet Sue" by Tenor Guitar Foundation on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Make social videos in an instant: use custom templates to tell the right story for your business. Chances are, you’ve never heard of John Lawlor. [Bb C Cm Dm Eb G F D Gb Fm Bm] Chords for Tenor Guitar John Lawlor Wives And Lovers with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. 2221 NW 56th St. #101, Seattle, WA 98107 | (877) 373-8273, ©2016-20 Fretboard Journal. Post jobs, find pros, and collaborate commission-free in our professional marketplace. Re: John Lawlor - how a tenor guitar can and should be played In 1970, when John Lawlor and I were both in our early twenties, we played in bands in the Atlantic City, New Jersey area. Yes, he’s that good. TM + © 2020 Vimeo, Inc. All rights reserved. Something once lived here, but has been deleted. When Lawlor plays, you forget you’re only hearing a four string guitar. This is "John Lawlor - Potato Chips" by Tenor Guitar Foundation on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Decoding John Lawlor Part 2 - My Take Standard tuning for the 4-string tenor guitar is in fifths (from the bottom) C G D A, like a tenor banjo. But, as evidenced on a handful of YouTube clips, Lawlor is arguably one of the greatest tenor guitarists alive today. Browse and buy exceptional, royalty-free stock clips, handpicked by the best. It exists, but you don’t have permission to see it, or you need to. Chords for Tenor Guitar John Lawlor Wives And Lovers. And that’s okay, as the Philadelphia-based tenor guitarist has kept a relatively low profile over the years.