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post Nov 21 2008, 12:39 AM
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Hey
Just wondering what you guys play when unexpectedly you find yourself away from home with no gear, drums, PC or amplifier and someone ask you to play a tune or something because there's a guitar around.
I guess it would not be a problem for the instructors so this question is more oriented to beginners intermediate like me.
It would be nice to have some lessons without backing instruments kind of: "how to get away with murder in this situation" laugh.gif I know we have classical/acoustic ones but..... it's just not me wink.gif


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post Nov 21 2008, 03:04 AM
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I never really use backing tracks, i just do my own thing. try playing some lessons without backing, it still sounds fine.


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post Nov 21 2008, 12:00 PM
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You can check out some of my blues lessons, you don't even need a pick for that. Learn some vocal lines on top of it, and you will be an instant bluesman smile.gif

https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/misc-less...l1-delta-blues/
https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/solo-guit...rn-delta-blues/

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post Nov 21 2008, 03:07 PM
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every 2 measures just scream ooooh Baby!!!!!!1


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post Nov 21 2008, 07:19 PM
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Well in most cases, not all, it's usually an acoustic folks have lying around, so I'd suggest maybe learning some good as I call them "sing-along" songs as I find most people want to hear something familiar when they ask someone to play. (again not in all cases)

here are a few I usually pull out, but it really depends on who's asking me to play.

Oasis - Wonderwall
Smashing Pumpkins - Disarm
Led Zeppelin - Over the Hills and Far Away, Ramble On
Foo Fighters - Everlong, My hero, Times Like these
Tom Petty - Y'er so Bad, Mary Janes last dance, Walls
Johnny Cash, Hurt, Personal Jesus, One, Ring of Fire, Rusty Cage
Soundgarden - Spoonman
CCR - Bad Moon on the Rise, Cottonfields
Nirvana - Where did you sleep last night, Lake of Fire, About a Girl
RHCP - I could have lied, Soul to Squeeze

I hope this is what you where looking for, I may have misunderstood what you were asking as I'm on a lot of flu meds at the moment and my powers of observation are a bit messed up smile.gif If it is though I can suggest a few more songs if you'd like.

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post Nov 21 2008, 09:08 PM
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You could ask them what they wanna hear, or you could improvise.
I usually just improvise riffs, and throw in little solos here in there. Sometimes its good, sometimes its not. But people always enjoy it either way. Also, sometimes i will play lessons from GMC.


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post Nov 21 2008, 11:34 PM
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Thanks for the replies. I know it's a difficult question.
Me singing? oh noes! you don't wanna go there laugh.gif
I guess I'ts time to check out some acoustic or clean guitar lessons.
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