Long Tall Mama – Acoustic Blues on a 1925 Gibson L3



I will teach this song in my
Big Bill Broonzy’s masterpiece.
Standard tuning but tuned down a half step

Keeping the speed in check is one of the most difficult parts of playing this song. Too fast and it sounds rushed, too slow and you lose the swing feel. I was way too fast when I learned it and started to use a stopwatch to time my performance. I practiced it until my version was as long as Big Bill’s (around two minutes…

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22 thoughts on “Long Tall Mama – Acoustic Blues on a 1925 Gibson L3

  1. Been A while . Taylor makes a good grauation present for a yungster . All I can say bout taylor ..old school still got it always will never loose it 👍

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