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Watch the Keep It Clean online guitar lesson by Paul Rishell from Dirt Road Blues

Let's learn another Charley Jordan song; "Keep it Clean" (Vocalion, Chicago 1930).
There's a lot of string pinching too. Jordan recorded three versions of the song, and lyrics to at least two of them can be found online. It's based on the "dozens," a rhyming insult game which exists in many different cultures.
The guitar is capoed up to the second fret and we're in standard tuning. It's a good example of a song where you're playing something different than what you're singing. "Keep it Clean" also features Travis-type alternate thumb picking on the E and D string on the 1 chord.

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