Re: Oskar, blues harp or marine band

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Posted by Jezzmund on June 07, 2001 at 18:37:57:

In Reply to: Re: Oskar, blues harp or marine band posted by Bill Phelb on June 06, 2001 at 00:54:52:

If these are your options,it's Oskar hands down. However, I am part of the faction that finds the sound of the Oskar a bit "tinny". For pure sound my favorite harp is the Hohner
Golden Melody. Probably not the best choice for blues, but great for straight harp. Just my opinion.

: Myself and this site recommend the Lee Oskars. Stay away from wood harmonicas (see the faqs on this site).

: Hurricane is played on a C harp in 1st position and most of the playing centers around holes 4 and 6. Just blow and suck and don't play real clean notes and you've got it.

: Bill

: : Those are my choices. Lee Oskar harp, Hofner Blues harp
: : and the marine band.
: : All cost very much the same so I'm
: : wondering which one is the best sound? I play mainly
: : folk and rock stuff. Dylan, Young etc. I now have a
: : very dodgey beginers harp (Hofner silver star)
: : which is not really doing the
: : job so I want to trade up. I play with a harp rack also
: : by the way along with the guitar.

: : As an aside I'd really like to know what Key harp dylan
: : uses on Hurricane?

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