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> Hotel California Intro, fingerstlye vs pick
post Dec 12 2008, 08:32 PM
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hey guys
just a short question: how to play the "normal" (not the accoustic) hotel california intro (or betteR; how was it done originally on the recording) - with fingerpicking or with a pick??



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post Dec 12 2008, 08:35 PM
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I never played that song, but I´d say you should play the way you feel most comfortable with. Try it with and wihtout pick and conclude what sounds best to you.
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post Dec 12 2008, 08:36 PM
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My guess would be fingerpicking. But I think if you practice it good enough (no matter what technique your using), it will sound decent eventually.


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post Dec 12 2008, 08:40 PM
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Fingerpicking or if you can Pick+fingers together (hybrid also known as Travis picking) smile.gif

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post Dec 13 2008, 09:17 AM
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Fingerpicking, or hybrid picking mate, depending what feels more confortable.

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post Dec 14 2008, 12:08 PM
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I'd also go for hybrid picking, but pure finger picking or only using the pick would work fine too if those techniques feel better for you.

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