Guitar Boogie & Working Man Blues (Live) l Collaborations l Tommy Emmanuel with Billy Strings


This is from Tommy Emmanuel’s set from The Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in upstate New York. It was on July 20, 2020. He plays Guitar Boogie & Working Man Blues with Billy Strings. Make sure you follow Billy Strings, and go the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival!
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  • Denis Valente
    Denis Valente2 жыл бұрын

    When Tommy invites you on stage you KNOW you're the real deal. Billy is absolutely the real deal. Great talent!

  • Stephen Giffith

    Stephen Giffith

    2 жыл бұрын


  • Singer jah music

    Singer jah music

    2 жыл бұрын

    yes king great

  • Alison Cole

    Alison Cole

    2 жыл бұрын

    He is

  • Singer jah music

    Singer jah music

    2 жыл бұрын

    @Alison Cole send your email for some of my music

  • Saaki


    2 жыл бұрын

    @Singer jah music WHY ? ?

  • Chris James
    Chris James Жыл бұрын

    how these guys keep in rhythm together is insane

  • Dude Cafe

    Dude Cafe

    9 ай бұрын

    how's the new guitar lol?

  • Jordan Powell

    Jordan Powell

    5 ай бұрын

    @Dude Cafe 😂😂😂😂

  • John Fowler

    John Fowler

    3 ай бұрын

    @Dude Cafe to be fair the regular old decent guitarist isn't doing this. This is top lvl stuff

  • Sigmund Khebab

    Sigmund Khebab

    2 ай бұрын

    Its even better when they lose rhythms and gravity snaps em back together. Thats the jam tension you just cant teach

  • True Move

    True Move

    2 ай бұрын


  • Larry Bird
    Larry Bird Жыл бұрын

    Two of the best acoustic guitar players you’ll ever see

  • Chris Klein

    Chris Klein

    5 ай бұрын

    Jorma and David Bromberg would like to have a word, LOL! No, but I get what you are saying!

  • Jim Boyce

    Jim Boyce

    4 ай бұрын

    Look up Dennis agajanian

  • Jim Boyce

    Jim Boyce

    4 ай бұрын

    Him and tommy are friends

  • Terbie36


    3 ай бұрын

    @Chris Klein This isn't a pissing contest here. They are all great musicians. "Two of the best" means there is more of the best guitarists and here is two of them.

  • Chris Klein

    Chris Klein

    3 ай бұрын

    @Terbie36 It was a joke..."LOL" means "Laugh Out Loud", as in when one makes an attempt at humor. You should try it sometime, it can be quite fun.

  • Владимир Иванович
    Владимир Иванович2 ай бұрын

    Какая великолепная артистичность,Томми!

  • Seamus Buckley
    Seamus Buckley11 ай бұрын

    There’s so much genius going on here…the banter/exchange, the challenge of the old dude to the punk kid, but in the best way. Tommy tries to toy with him a bit, and Billy retorts let’s just play and have fun. Keep up!

  • Ralik Ralik

    Ralik Ralik

    4 ай бұрын

    Я думал с дедом играет его дочь или внучка !

  • Danie Ferreira
    Danie Ferreira7 ай бұрын

    Two giants of the acoustic guitar world! What a joy to see them on stage together!!!

  • Luis camilo Gomez
    Luis camilo Gomez2 жыл бұрын

    There are not many guys out there who can play at tommys level...... billy totally nailed 🔥

  • Adam g

    Adam g

    Жыл бұрын

    He most definitely deserves to be on stage with Tommy. Very few could say that.

  • Noryy


    Жыл бұрын

    Could you tell me, please...!!!!who can play guitar better than ALIP BA TA...!!!!

  • селин селин

    селин селин

    10 ай бұрын

    Фантастика!! Можно сказать, они не только музыканты, но и оранжировщики- композиторы@!

  • Zsolt Homonnai

    Zsolt Homonnai

    5 ай бұрын

    @Noryy 😂😂

  • Aaron Humphreys

    Aaron Humphreys

    4 ай бұрын

    Billy Strings is our Beethoven

  • Blessed MWS Mom
    Blessed MWS Mom Жыл бұрын

    I’m listening to this on the 1 year anniversary of my Grandpas passing. He loved Billy Strings! I’m going to make sure I play some Billy Strings every July 3rd!

  • Mark Clifford

    Mark Clifford

    4 ай бұрын

    Hello 👋 Mark. How are you doing? Hope you are fine, I'm Mark Clifford and am from Denver Colorado. Where you are from? You seem like a real country girl

  • Harold Parker
    Harold Parker Жыл бұрын

    Simply incredible. Two musicians that have mastered the guitar picking so well , meeting up and playing with each other and not trying to out do the other. Just so grateful and blessed that both talents came along in my lifetime.

  • AustNRail
    AustNRail Жыл бұрын

    The clarity of Billy Strings and the way Tommy enhanced and not diminished his talent is a testament to the love of the music that Tommy has. Well done Billy Strings I love your free uninhibited flowing style.

  • Nicklas Nylander

    Nicklas Nylander

    Жыл бұрын

    amen and amen.

  • Claudio Pinto
    Claudio Pinto4 ай бұрын

    A world where we find such amazing musicians is a world that's worth saving. Thank you Billy Strings and Tommy Emmanuel for this incredible gathering ! Man !

  • Alexandr Alexandr
    Alexandr Alexandr8 ай бұрын

    Это великие музыканты, которые умеют удивлять!

  • Jason Randall
    Jason Randall2 жыл бұрын

    Billy plays faster, cleaner lines than the best tele players....while playing an acoustic. Insanity. Tommy goes without saying :) What a joy to hear these two gents play together.

  • The Aleons

    The Aleons

    Жыл бұрын

    Andy has to keep his action High because he picks so hard even more insanity

  • Todd Emrick
    Todd Emrick Жыл бұрын

    Finally... somebody that can push Tommy out into traffic...Two legends!

  • zacatecanjack


    Жыл бұрын

    Hold your breath mate, Tommy was only in 1st gear here

  • Beach Comber

    Beach Comber

    9 ай бұрын

    You said it!

  • Paul Green BJJ
    Paul Green BJJ3 ай бұрын

    That working man blues duo was absolutely insane. Tommy did well to tame Billy cause he could literally solo at that speed all day long! 😂😂

  • ALlex502007
    ALlex5020074 ай бұрын


  • Brian Desjardins
    Brian Desjardins Жыл бұрын

    Tommys sound guy is friggen awesome, Tommy’s guitar always sounds absolutely fantastic. Hardly tell its plugged in, thats talent alone haha

  • Dounald Tobing
    Dounald Tobing Жыл бұрын

    Tommy knows what to do when his mate is taking the action, he lowers his volume. Such a big honor for his fellow musician.

  • Rice Flatpicking

    Rice Flatpicking

    11 ай бұрын

    And proper jam etiquette that so many at local jams don’t do in their quest to drown everyone out

  • bmim 3535
    bmim 35352 жыл бұрын

    Tommy is a good man. He is always introducing young musicians to the world. So generous. And I mean besides being probably one of the best guitar players ever. This what I call Music.

  • Lewie
    Lewie Жыл бұрын

    These guys were blessed with talent. And then, they practiced til their fingers bled, and you are now listening to the result.....fabulous!!!!!!

  • Steve and Sarah Rutledge

    Steve and Sarah Rutledge

    Жыл бұрын

    Greatness = Talent PLUS Hardwork. Right on, man!

  • Rockers2Rockers
    Rockers2Rockers Жыл бұрын

    Both Tommy and Billy will always remember this brings us all together.

  • Muzikman 72
    Muzikman 728 ай бұрын

    I've been playing over 40 years and I can't even get my mind around this, it's so phenomenal 💯 🎸

  • Laurence
    Laurence7 ай бұрын

    I don't always witness greatness, but when I do it's tommy and billy!

  • bobby nameirakpa
    bobby nameirakpa Жыл бұрын

    This is the greatest acoustic Blues live show I've ever watched... I was searching for something on KZread, and I'd just accidentally happen to see this live & watched it, just now. And I honestly love it & oh boy!it's Amazingly AWESOME👍

  • Edward Keeter
    Edward Keeter2 жыл бұрын

    Man, who doesn't just love a really good accoustic guitar jam? These guys are fanatastic.

  • Ray Welch
    Ray Welch29 күн бұрын

    I am 80-years-old yet you have set my soul on fire once more, Tommy. It's refreshing to know that I can still move that fast! Thanks a million.

  • Shaun mcinnis
    Shaun mcinnis Жыл бұрын

    Billy’s picking is cleeeeeeeean…wow

  • Charles “ccsquaredd” C
    Charles “ccsquaredd” C3 ай бұрын

    Bluegrass has to be possibly the hardest genre to play really really well. These guys make John Mayer look like a beginner.

  • Dylan Stratis

    Dylan Stratis

    Ай бұрын

    A master in one craft will always make a master in another craft look like an amateur. Einstein said “if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life thinking it’s stupid”

  • Relaxing Guitar Music
    Relaxing Guitar Music3 ай бұрын

    I was depressed for a long time, I seemed useless and bad. This music has helped me relieve fatigue and stress. Thanks for sharing it. Whoever is reading this comment, I wish you success, health, love and happiness!

  • gary hall

    gary hall

    3 ай бұрын

    Music cures the soul. Good to play,better to watch,best to listen and learn!

  • Sudesh Panday

    Sudesh Panday

    3 ай бұрын

    Don't be depressed. Think of the sick and the needy. Think of the blessings we have. I know it's got to be really difficult. Kindly try.

  • Cm Highway
    Cm Highway Жыл бұрын

    Soo good to see Tommy still getting lessons. Thanks Billy for showing Tommy some new stuff.

  • Alan Land
    Alan Land2 жыл бұрын

    Billy is one of the most fearless improvisers to join Tommy onstage. Totally an E-ticket ride.

  • Patti Stilwell

    Patti Stilwell

    2 жыл бұрын

    Hello Alan how are you doing to I hope you are safe and in good health... I'm Patti from California.

  • Allan D

    Allan D

    2 жыл бұрын

    I was thinking the same thing, the kid must have monster balls to get up there with TE, but that kid Billy is amazing!

  • Alan Land

    Alan Land

    2 жыл бұрын

    @Allan D - Billy is not shy. He's very similar to Tommy from a psych standpoint. Playing is EVERYTHING.

  • DAVE M

    DAVE M

    2 жыл бұрын

    Joscho and billy are great improvisers

  • suzuka207


    2 жыл бұрын

    Who's number two?

  • Steve and Sarah Rutledge
    Steve and Sarah Rutledge Жыл бұрын

    Wow! Billy's finger/fret work is so astonishingly clean at that high speed. He's so often striking the board from so high to get that amazing stacatto sound. Well, Imma try to do whatever I do today with the same zeal Billy plays guitar!

  • Chris Gabbert

    Chris Gabbert

    Жыл бұрын

    Its stunning. I could watch him play on mute and still be blown away.

  • Robert Ward
    Robert Ward Жыл бұрын

    It’s worth noting that flat picking is Billy’s wheelhouse where Tommy does it all but really shines with his finger style arrangements. This was fantastic!

  • Glenn Reiland
    Glenn ReilandАй бұрын

    Such an unbelievable riff together 🎸

  • Александр Игнатьев
    Александр Игнатьев4 ай бұрын

    Супер , я думаю , что эти музыканты даже спят с гитарой .

  • Александр Рудаченко
    Александр РудаченкоАй бұрын

    👍👍👍👍👍 Вот это экспромт! Бравооооо!!!

  • Victor Casper
    Victor Casper Жыл бұрын

    Разве можно быть равнодушным к такой музыке? Потрясающие музыканты! 👍

  • Makumazahn77
    Makumazahn7710 ай бұрын

    Two phenomenal guitarists just kicking butt on stage together! If you’re having a slow day and need a pick-me-up, just listen to these 2 songs and start smiling and tapping your feet!

  • Jim Reynolds

    Jim Reynolds

    2 ай бұрын


  • King Saison
    King Saison Жыл бұрын

    wow, what a performance! the musicianship here is unbelievable! and feels sooooo good!!!

  • Rene Mazerolle
    Rene Mazerolle9 ай бұрын

    Love watching Tommy play!.....always having a blast...and Billy is one hell of a talent also!

  • Stephen Dennis
    Stephen DennisАй бұрын

    Two outstanding guitar players having fun, what more could you ask for...just outstanding.

  • FishingRainbowDave Raulerson
    FishingRainbowDave Raulerson Жыл бұрын

    Absolutely delightful. Fierce compassion for the strings their picking. Deep compassion. I may not ever get that good, but they give you hope? Hehe! What a delight to hear these two together. Thank you both.

  • EDP
    EDP 2 жыл бұрын

    what do you get when you put two geniusses together ? an explosion off happiness . thanks tommy and billy .

  • dcnative
    dcnative10 ай бұрын

    These two bring out the best in each other.

  • kay bar
    kay bar Жыл бұрын

    You know you've made it when you get on stage with the legendary Tommy...

  • Adao Moreira
    Adao Moreira11 ай бұрын

    Meu Deus!! Que lindo o monstro Tommy tocando com este jovem!! Amei de verdade

  • Robert Reeder
    Robert ReederАй бұрын

    This will turn out to be a historic video. Old lion, young lion. Beautiful !

  • Seazer009
    Seazer009 Жыл бұрын

    Two of the worlds best guitarists getting it done and they know how to do so. Thank you Tommy and Billy, good stuff.

  • trisinogy
    trisinogy2 жыл бұрын

    Tommy and Billy could fuel a nuclear plant with all the energy they put into music! What a fabulous duet!

  • Ganjar Muhammad Ganes Suara

    Ganjar Muhammad Ganes Suara

    Жыл бұрын

    marian koniuszko n

  • Sheila


    Жыл бұрын

    fuel a nuclear plant... too funny!

  • Rosanne Burack

    Rosanne Burack

    Жыл бұрын

    It must be so joyful to be able to play like this ! They are so lucky🤓

  • Rosanne Burack

    Rosanne Burack

    Жыл бұрын

    Yes yeah no

  • Ko Khaing (One Dream)
    Ko Khaing (One Dream) Жыл бұрын

    Greatest live performance ever ! Really love this ! 😍

  • Carmela Alesci

    Carmela Alesci

    7 ай бұрын


  • Ron Stoner
    Ron Stoner8 ай бұрын

    Two of the very best guitar slingers of all time!

  • Toussaint Ighmouracene
    Toussaint Ighmouracene4 ай бұрын

    Chapeau quelle démonstration la vraie musique ! Bravo !

  • Tex Gowing
    Tex Gowing17 күн бұрын

    So much tallent in these 2 guys & more than one generation apart. If I had shown this to my guitar it would have put me up for sale.

  • madanmohan maity
    madanmohan maity Жыл бұрын

    I cannot forget this duet performance !👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

  • Kristian Rasmussen
    Kristian Rasmussen2 жыл бұрын

    It’s almost like they’re having a conversation with their guitars! It’s amazing

  • Alan Godinez

    Alan Godinez

    Жыл бұрын

    I think they are man...

  • Tony Luongo

    Tony Luongo

    Жыл бұрын


  • The Forever Puddle

    The Forever Puddle

    Жыл бұрын

    That's called musical fluency.

  • zacatecanjack


    Жыл бұрын

    they are

  • Робер Брике

    Робер Брике

    Жыл бұрын

    Они черти, слишком круто для людей.. :-))

  • Vlalimir333 Сеничкин
    Vlalimir333 Сеничкин4 ай бұрын

    СУПЕР !!!! СУПЕР !!!! СУПЕР !!!!! Лучшие гитаристы мира !!!!!!!

  • Shaun Fogarty
    Shaun Fogarty21 күн бұрын

    That is one of my favorite bits ever- Right on the spot: BOOM!!!

  • Евгений Семикин
    Евгений Семикин Жыл бұрын

    Молодость и зрелость. Это прекрасно!

    LANCE TODD MUSIC Жыл бұрын

    Tommy and Billy are both incredible players. Either inspire ya or make you quit!

    JERRY RUTLEDGE Жыл бұрын

    This performance is magic on so many levels...... talk about communication and reaction!!!!

  • Erich Nussbaum
    Erich Nussbaum Жыл бұрын

    The more I watch it, the better it gets! This is not rehearsed! They just make it up! Magical!

  • Walter P
    Walter P3 ай бұрын

    Masterpiece ! One man young and other one expert in harmony for the music ! So amazing !

  • Teresa7087
    Teresa70874 ай бұрын

    This is beyond sublime. It's epic!

  • Gene Miller
    Gene Miller11 ай бұрын

    True genius, both of them.

  • Erik Dodd
    Erik Dodd Жыл бұрын

    I can’t tell you how many times I just put this on to feel better. The smiles on both say it all.

  • C


    Ай бұрын

    You and me both! Just uplifting.

  • Mightiflier


    Ай бұрын


  • Lynne Green
    Lynne Green Жыл бұрын

    God I love watching and listening to two such talented artists, clearly in sync with each other and loving what they do. The disparity in ages means nothing when you can play Iike these two.

  • Mark Clifford

    Mark Clifford

    4 ай бұрын

    Hello 👋 Lynne. How are you doing? Hope you are fine, I'm Mark Clifford and am from Denver Colorado. Where you are from? You seem like a real country girl

  • Tom W
    Tom W Жыл бұрын

    Love seeing how Tommy helps put over artists like Chet did for him. I'm sure Billy will do it for others one day. Quite selfless and lovely to see and hear

  • Hermit Hill

    Hermit Hill

    8 ай бұрын

    Billy Strings needs no introductions. He's big enough in his own right, and possibly even the better guitar player of the two.

  • GuiitarBilly


    8 ай бұрын

    @Hermit Hillyes, yes and (respectfully) no

  • Nath lang
    Nath lang Жыл бұрын

    Been listening to this over and over still THE BEST.

  • Александр Цыганок
    Александр Цыганок2 ай бұрын

    Это круто. Спорят две гитары, кто лучше. Очень круто.

  • Вика Тереньтева
    Вика Тереньтева Жыл бұрын

    Бравооооо !!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Just A Pupper
    Just A Pupper3 ай бұрын

    These two have truly mastered them fillers when they play this type of song in a duo it sounds so grand.

  • Олег Новиков
    Олег Новиков4 ай бұрын

    Чтобы так играть на гитаре , мало знать аккорды , ноты ... Это просто талант ..... БРАВО Музыкантам с большой буквы Guitar Boogie & Working Man Blues !!!!

  • leon meel

    leon meel

    3 ай бұрын

    ...надо уметь это исполнять! то есть делать! не просто знать...

  • Steve N
    Steve N Жыл бұрын

    2 premier guitar players who are at the top of their game! Not only the fact that they can play acoustic guitars like that is just ridiculous, but that they can play together and feed off each without any kind of rehearsal is truly insane. Billy's playing is unbelievably clean

  • Jim Downs
    Jim Downs Жыл бұрын

    I love hearing these guys playing together. Both present incredible work like it's child's play and they always seem to have a blast doing it! Thanks for sharing.

  • Manuel Climent
    Manuel Climent4 ай бұрын

    Son unos " monstruos" con mucho talento y mucho ritmo, !!! fantástico !!!

  • R. P.
    R. P. Жыл бұрын

    It's as if at many times these virtuosos are linked through the same soul.... Absolutely phenomenal .....

  • Kim Baldyga
    Kim Baldyga Жыл бұрын

    Have seen TE live twice. Incredible beyond words.

  • Кирилл Титов
    Кирилл Титов7 ай бұрын

    Энергетику ребята, конечно, сумасшедшую выдают. Обожаю пересматривать это видео👍 Кстати, благодаря ему впервые узнал про Билли Стрингза. Прекрасный музыкант

  • The Rt. Hon. The Lord Nicholson of Arnage
    The Rt. Hon. The Lord Nicholson of Arnage Жыл бұрын

    Tommy Emmanuel is what pure positive energy and good vibes looks like. Amazing duet as well!

  • John Mulvihill

    John Mulvihill

    Жыл бұрын

    There is an age difference but both are brimming with youth.

  • Dwight House

    Dwight House

    3 ай бұрын

    @John Mulvihill I’m

  • Scott Ford
    Scott Ford Жыл бұрын

    2 of the best guitar players ever and Tommy looks like the happiest man alive when he is on stage

  • Игорь Влалимирович
    Игорь Влалимирович5 ай бұрын

    БРАВО ПАРНИ !!!!!!!!!!!

  • Aurelius Hinds
    Aurelius Hinds Жыл бұрын

    Absolutely my new favorite guitarist !!!

  • Ben Doney
    Ben Doney9 ай бұрын

    Can't imagine being at this show...two of the greatest on stage!

  • Guybacsi
    Guybacsi8 ай бұрын

    Une merveille...!

  • Євген
    Євген3 жыл бұрын

    Очень стильно, музыкально и профессионально!!!

  • madanmohan maity
    madanmohan maity Жыл бұрын

    Sir, I am to convey my heartiest thanks to both of you for presenting such a beautiful duet. I have enjoyed this very much.

  • Nirmal Ephraim
    Nirmal Ephraim8 ай бұрын

    Truly mind blowing. What talent and sync.

  • Darius Dribbles.
    Darius Dribbles. Жыл бұрын

    I feel inspired and humbled. They are doing gods work.

  • Mjolnir Carlssen
    Mjolnir Carlssen Жыл бұрын

    What amazes. E about Tommy Emmanuel is that when he plays rhythm guitar, his percussive embellishments make the other guitarist sound even better than they already do.

  • Sharon Paulsen
    Sharon Paulsen Жыл бұрын

    Such a beautiful collab … Off the charts “soul mate” playing, these two!

  • kjjmusic
    kjjmusic3 жыл бұрын

    Two of my favorite players....don't think it's gonna get much better than this

  • duckylolzor


    3 жыл бұрын

    Have some faith bro

  • Robert Stuart

    Robert Stuart

    3 жыл бұрын

    my thoughts exactly!

  • guranboroda


    3 жыл бұрын

    Это круто Ещё раз гляну

  • Mikal Trevino

    Mikal Trevino

    2 жыл бұрын

    Tenacious D and the pick of destiny 👏🏻🔥

  • Scotty Mack

    Scotty Mack

    2 жыл бұрын

    I couldn’t agree more this brought a huge smile to my face 🤤🎸🔥

  • Job Fernandes Henrique
    Job Fernandes Henrique Жыл бұрын

    Muito bom ☺️

  • Argo Vermeer
    Argo Vermeer2 ай бұрын

    Neither Neil Young or Bob Dylan can play anywhere near this level of virtuosity, and they are bigger than these two will ever get. This type of playing is just a style, man. There is all kinds of great music.

  • neilus cook
    neilus cook2 ай бұрын

    Not since Roy Clarke, Glenn Campbell, & Jerry Reed have we had so much fun, jammin on Guitars!

  • shawn douglass
    shawn douglass Жыл бұрын

    They're both having such a great time. I love it 😀 😍 ❤️

  • Андрей Воронин
    Андрей Воронин2 жыл бұрын

    Даа...Вот это жарят!!! В конце еле дух перевёл! Аж слезу прошибло от удовольствия!!! ))))

  • Михаил Кожевников

    Михаил Кожевников

    2 жыл бұрын

    Согласен - виртуозы - слов нет - одни эмоции!!!

  • Cheryll
    Cheryll9 ай бұрын

    That was so much damn fun. Wow. Totally enjoyed every second. Thanks for posting.

  • houseofcharm
    houseofcharm3 ай бұрын

    So many fast players out there, not many that add musicality to their speed like this.

  • Stell Xenom
    Stell Xenom3 ай бұрын

    это просто нечто!!!!!!!!!!

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    Роман Брант10 ай бұрын

    Потрясающие музыканты!!! Браво!!!