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Re: Aurevoir Grand Mamou by Steve Riley on accordian

See link#2 for the song :slightly_smiling_face:
If I'm right this song is in G and I hear in the beginning only G,C and D.
In the slow part were there's no accordion I also hear the same chords.
I don't hear minor chords, but I'm not sure
In my opinion it's possible to play it on a C-accordion.
There's one problem I have and that's the fact that Steve ownes a special
Cajun-C-accordion(built by Eric Martin from France) with three buttons more for the sharps and flat notes and some more bass-buttons.
I don't know if he's using that accordion here ??
Maybe Grande Knight can help if he isn't Greezy :wink:

Re: Aurevoir Grand Mamou by Steve Riley on accordian

The song is definitely in the key of G. In the chord progression, in addition to G, C and D chords, there is also E minor.

I haven't tried it myself yet, but I agree that it is likely that Steve is using a C accordion in the song. My first reaction is that I don't hear anything that leads to me to think that he's using a modified C accordion with extra buttons. But I need to give it a closer look.


Re: Aurevoir Grand Mamou by Steve Riley on accordian

That's the special one. You can also hear it in other songs on that album, especially "Brasse Donc, Le Couche-Couche". He really cuts up in that one. :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:


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