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fishnrodds
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So, has anyone here mastered or even bothered to learn how to get some train noises from your fiddle?? last year I had some good steam whistle notes coming out of mine but of course I didnt practice it and have forgotten...Would be fun to have some more to toss in as a tag or intro to wabash cannonball or the wreck of the old 97. any ideas????

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You might look at the various videos of "Orange Blossom Special" on YouTube. It's heavily punctuated with train sounds.

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Only by accident. Can also do creaking doors, howling cats and nails on a blackboard. All by accident.

facepalmroflol

Seriously, though, that does sound cool, so please post a video when you get your sound effects nailed down.

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FM teaches some in his OBS video.snake1

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watched the OBS video, impressive! now its on the to do list..Probably the best breakdown instructions Ive seen for the song..I tend to learn stuff one phrase at a time and then glue them all togather as I go, that video took me from I could care less if I ever learned it to I think I had better get this one down soon..drooling

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KindaScratchy said

Only by accident. Can also do creaking doors, howling cats and nails on a blackboard. All by accident.

facepalmroflol

Seriously, though, that does sound cool, so please post a video when you get your sound effects nailed down.

Scratchy, I had all of those ones worked out and perfected on day one roflol

Seen it all. Done it all. Can't remember most of dunno ..... What was I saying???? facepalm

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