Michael Stark on a baritone guitar

Michael Stark shared this video on our facebook page. It shows his rendition of ”It Was a Very Good Year” by Ervin Drake on a baritone guitar with F# A E A C# F# tuning.

“”It Was a Very Good Year” is a song composed by Ervin Drake in 1961 for and originally recorded by Bob Shane of The Kingston Trio. It was subsequently made famous by Frank Sinatra’s version in D-minor, which won the Grammy Award for Best Male Vocal Performance,in 1966.I play it here in an open A tuning on baritone guitar…F# A E A C# F#……”But now the days grow short
Im in the autumn of the year
And now I think of my life as vintage wine
from fine old kegs
from the brim to the dregs
And it poured sweet and cl”


By Miche Archetto