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24 November 2013
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fabfouremily
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I got the impression they were saying they didn't like him more as a person than as a guitarist. That was my interpretation tbh.

The cover, and btw I really dislike covers, is very good. You have some talent there.

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24 November 2013
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It's nice, but if it's possible I'd like to see the rest of the song played. I hate the people who only play solos or riffs. They say they can play Smoke On The Water, but it's only the first two bars....

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25 November 2013
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If I don't end up having very much homework this week (I have two days of school before Thanksgiving) then I'll make an effort to learn the whole song! But no, I know how you feel for sure, it can get annoying when people only play bits and pieces. I just figured a solo as great as that can stand on it's own in a guitar playing context, at least. 

25 November 2013
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Atlas said

What I don't get is that 2 members dislike Clapton but like this solo from WMGGW…….Which is Clapton's reproduced by the OP note for note….(almost).

 

 

Well, my main issue with Clapton is that he's a jerk. And he's very overpraised, which admittedly is not his fault. But still, I can't deny that he's made some incredible music and played his share of fine gently-weeping lead guitar in the past. (LONG in the past.)

Layla is all-time. And Cream were pretty great.

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25 November 2013
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vonbontee said 

Well, my main issue with Clapton is … he's very overpraised… 

This whole thing began when somebody spray-painted "Clapton is God" on a wall. Unfortunately, that anonymous spray-painter was a poor speller; the message was supposed to read: "Clapton is good."

25 November 2013
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Some of Clapton's stuff is good but i have no desire to go deep into his solo catalogue - I like Cream and Derek and the Domino's have some good stuff but from the 80's on especially its pretty average.

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17 January 2014
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My cover: Cant buy me love!
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18 January 2014
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brunoxdddd, well done on finding where to post your cover song. It belongs here, and nowhere else. In future, please keep the right stuff to the right threads. Posting this video various times has only led to my deleting it from everywhere else but here. It's good that you're passionate about what you do (I assume that's why you want to make sure everyone here sees it), but you only create more work for myself and the other mods.

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9 February 2014
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This is me

 

 

http://vocaroo.com/i/s0yDOLMAnZ1j

 

http://vocaroo.com/i/s1KH4BGWGim2

9 February 2014
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IveJustSeenAFaceo
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I'm doing Get Back and Let It Be at my St. Patrick's Day party next month. I'll try to get a video up. (I might also be doing Maybe I'm Amazed)

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13 February 2014
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A Beginning
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I have been haunted by the chords and melody of "Eleanor Rigby" for years. When I'm brainstorming for musical ideas, I stumble upon many things which remind me of Eleanor Rigby in some fashion, and it's hard to get that resemblance out of my head. When that happens, I end up with yet another arrangement of the song.

This is my current favorite arrangement of mine, recorded just the other day. I hope you enjoy it.

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13 February 2014
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America
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I like how you bring out the descant in the chorus part --

Em
Eleanor Rigby, picks up the rice in the church
C Em
where a weeding has been, lives in a dream.
Em
Waits at the window, wearing the face
C Em
that she keeps in a jar by the door, who is it for?

-- the descant being the descending notes D - C# - Cnatural - B.

It seems the Beatles version kind of obscures that descant.

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13 February 2014
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Thanks! That descending chromatic line is one of my favorite parts of the song (musically).

13 February 2014
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I just realized, there was something about that descant that sounded familiar, and it was from a song I wrote like about 25 years ago!  I don't have a recording of it to offer, but basically it's a very slow tempo in 4/4, most of the song uses Em to Am, with an addition sometimes of an F major.   Then at one point, the singer holds a high E note and sustains it through the guitar slowly strumming one chord after another -- almost exactly the same: Em7, Em6, Am7, Em -- emphasizing those same descending notes.  My song was called "History" and it was sort of trying to replicate the feel of one of those "intellectual" songs Al Stewart did so well.

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15 February 2014
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Hi Guys!

 

I'm a Beatles tribute drummer and I wanted to share a couple of my Ringo vids with you. Doing my best to make a name for myself on the Beatles tribute scene. I try to replicate Ringo's look and sound as best as I can, let me know what you think! :-)

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....ZzP0RNKKxo

 

Brad

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15 March 2014
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brad4721 said
Hi Guys!

 

I'm a Beatles tribute drummer and I wanted to share a couple of my Ringo vids with you. Doing my best to make a name for myself on the Beatles tribute scene. I try to replicate Ringo's look and sound as best as I can, let me know what you think! :-)

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....ZzP0RNKKxo

 

Brad

Awesome! Nice job :) I think you cover the Ringo look pretty well

What do you guys think of my one man band cover of If I Fell?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....XfJaQD87UE

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26 March 2014
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My cover of Norwegian Wood in the background of my new Beatle facts video. Please tell me what you think!

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I like it. did you just a guitar?

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26 March 2014
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I thought it was pretty good. I assume there's at least two guitar tracks in there?

Actually, I have an idea for collaboration on some covers. If you're interested PM me.

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Annadog40 said
I like it. did you just a guitar?

@Annadog40 Thanks! And yup, I did the rhythm, sitar, and droning one note background part that I think is also a sitar with a guitar.

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