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Great guitar solos and tunes

Discussion in 'Personal' started by TCSC47, May 11, 2017.

  1. TCSC47

    TCSC47 Star commenter

    In pursuit of proper culture I think we should have a string on great guitar!

    The incomparable Prince gives it some welly. Stay with it to 3:31.

    Or Eric doing it his way!

    Rock On!!
  2. Nanook_rubs_it

    Nanook_rubs_it Star commenter

  3. Pomza

    Pomza Star commenter

    I was at this gig.:)
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  4. Shedman

    Shedman Star commenter

    Some good guitar playing from both Clapton and Prince in the OP but lets face it, most of the solos are made up of basic minor pentatonic noodling which any half decent pub blues guitarist could pull off. For some great and original sounding solos seek out Joe Satriani or listen to the early Kansas albums with Kerry Livgren on lead axeman duties and admire their use of the phyrigian, lydian and mixolydian modes. The different intervals between the notes in the modes adds a few surprises and avoids many of the well-worn musical clichés and hackneyed licks that Clapton et al seem to perpetually crank out.
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  5. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

  6. TCSC47

    TCSC47 Star commenter

  7. schoolsout4summer

    schoolsout4summer Star commenter

    Paranoid - Black Sabbath.
  8. TCSC47

    TCSC47 Star commenter

    Like this.
  9. TCSC47

    TCSC47 Star commenter

    And this!!!
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  10. TCSC47

    TCSC47 Star commenter

    But, OK, work hard at it, but for me, you don't have to leave the simple stuff behind. Really really one of my favourites!

    Music is always going to be much more than working the various scales.
  11. TCSC47

    TCSC47 Star commenter

    And music also links into our lives and memories. The guitar on Waterloo Sunset of Dave Davis is so evocative of a particular part of my life that it cuts me up every time I hear the opening bars.

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  12. needabreak

    needabreak Star commenter

    These two just get better and better, I'm not sure which is best the vocals or guitar...
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  13. needabreak

    needabreak Star commenter

    Love the way he gently teases them at the start of this classic!
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  14. needabreak

    needabreak Star commenter

    I'm on a bit of a roll now... apologies, just love this... well all of them really.
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  15. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    A bit of vintage surf guitar:

    ..and The Revillos' take on it:

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  16. needabreak

    needabreak Star commenter

    Since we are going retro and I preferred the Shadows "Diamonds", lets go again...

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  17. Spiritwalkerness

    Spiritwalkerness Star commenter

    They don't have to be twiddly to be effective

  18. Spiritwalkerness

    Spiritwalkerness Star commenter

    Actually, I think some of my favourite ever intros start with drums...
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  19. TCSC47

    TCSC47 Star commenter

    Diamonds was by Jet Harrris and Tony Mehan and def deserves to be here!

    One band I played in, our drummer had actually played on Tony Mehan's drums! Big i'm almost famous!
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  20. TCSC47

    TCSC47 Star commenter

    Well, of course it's obvious, MSB! Has to be here!
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