Sandy River

As played by Clark Kessinger from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in G

From the Clark Kessinger Collection

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Recording of Clark Kessinger released on the album The Legend of Clark Kessinger


Kessinger played Sandy River pretty fast but straight, despite being from his later period where he tended to be a bit grassy. He played it four times through, with relatively little variation. Look out for slides up to F naturals, which he used to great effect.

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