Wednesday, October 14, 2015

1 Guitar, 10 Fingers, 6 strings



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  1. Not a huge fan of that tune but MAN, can he play it! Of course, 'can he play' ANYTHING!

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    1. Z, There's a live version, much later than this recording and he does it so much better yet but it's not on youtube.

      Well, this is one of the tunes I really tried to get when I started trying to play at 13. Thanks for stopping by. It was getting lonely. ;-)

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  2. Chet Schmet. Tiny Tim could really pick that ukulele, too Kid. When he belts out "Tiptoe Through the Tulips,' there's not a foot in the room that's not a-tappin'...

    You know it's true.

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    1. Fredd Schmedd. Ya, I know you're funnin.... But - Chet was an enigma my friend. He inspired thousands of guitar players and the vast majority of anyone who picked up a guitar between 1950 and 1970 for sure. George Harrison for example was a big fan. George played a Gretsch because that's what Chet was playing at the time. A little History.

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    2. You'll have to que that video back to the beginning.

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  3. Sounds like an acoustic version of Eddie Van Halen's Erruption? Just kidding. Only ONE Chet Aykins. Loved him on American Idol.

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    1. DeBlade, yea sounds similar :) Me too.

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  4. Masterful guitar work. Wonderful to hear again.

    One of my favorites. Wonder if you know of this ... Al De Meola's Elegant Gypsy. I wonder what happened to him?

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    1. Cube, I looked that up on youtube and there is a 2015 tour live version, so I guess he's still out there.

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    2. Cube, You might like this one. More like the later one I'm thinking of. Starts at 6:08 The later one is still so much better yet. It's on the Rare Performances tape.

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