Yea first comment, I really liked this!
nice lesson, welcome!
Cool lesson but is anybody having troble opening the .gp5 file... I can't get it to open..
Hurray for more blues/country/jazz!! Now GMC really starts to take form. Love this.
Hey thanx guys glad you like it and thank 4 the welcome!
gstan, I'll ask Kris to look into that .gp5 file - it seems to be opening up fine on my PC. Anyone else have a problem opening it?
What a treat. Very cool, very "countryish" licks, and very informative and helpful notes on getting that country feel. Really like your commentary. I'll get started right away.
Great job, David!
Also, man, that strat has seen some action. Really makes mine look like some greenhorn chuck-eater.
Thanx Kaneda. Yeh it's been thru a few wars that Strat alrite - we've been through a lot together lol .
It's not actually that old in guitar speak world, s'from the 80s but it's been well customized. A bit of a Frankenstein as Eddie Van Halen might say. I'll keep that one 4 life I could never sell it.
Wow, nice lesson and i love your phrasing! Excellent Stuff, great lesson please keep em comin!
wooww this is real sweeeettt lesson. i realy like the sound of it
cheers and welcome David!
The first lick kicks ass with the bending overlaying over each other! Awesome!
Not my style but i still like lots of the licks in there!Welcome David!
When you will post your next lesson?
This lesson helps me out a lot.
Keep them coming.
I love all the different styles being added.
Messed up licks on a messed up guitar. Or, rather, licks with character on a guitar with character. Either way, good stuff. I'm not a country guy but I can't stop listening to this and I can't wait to start working on it.
Hey guys thanx 4 the great feedback. I have a couple of lessons just about on the way.
2 interesting and very different styles I'm sure you'll find. Clue: 'TORTURED Strings on the Edge' .
gstan: did u get that gp5 file to open? Let's know wontcha.
stratman33: always good to see another Stratman . Well don't forget that the licks in this lesson can be used in many different styles - ya just gotta bend 'em to fit.
I'm going to do a lesson on that actually which really opens doors to players whatever style.
Gstan: Have you tried to right-click the file, and coose "save target as", and then open the file on your computer?
DavidO: Awesome lesson/solo
"2 interesting and very different styles I'm sure you'll find. Clue: 'TORTURED Strings on the Edge'"
Ooh. I'm excited. I'm a big fan of guitar abuse.
Hi DavidO - nice relaxing lesson to come back from my vacation to!
what pickup you have at the neck position?
The GP5 file works just fine and I love the strat.Was it new when you got it?
Yup it was new more or less when I got it. It was a shop sorta "Frankenstein Experiment" when I got it. Customized electronics etc. It was Candy Apple Red - looked nice.
But I decided a few years later when it got a bit worn looking to respray it. I stripped off the paint and drew out a rough sketch in ink of what I wanted the final design to be.
It's still at that stage . Nah I decided I liked it like that and stuck with it. Although it has aged a lot since then in looks due to a hard life and Rock n' Roll abuse .
Hello David! I still have problem with this "extremaly easy" lick on the begining. Is my finger to small or something? Any direction how to solve this?
The reason I ask is that there's no stretch in the Country one. Is that what you mean by "finger too small?".
thats a nice lesson loved it.
Hey man. Country of course. This nice "Nashville" like sound. I do not have problem with stretching, but with top of my fingers. I can not pick two strings the same time.
Kiciould it's very difficult to play this technique in the beginning for players so don't worry 'bout that.
If you practise it on a daily basis for a couple of days or weeks if needed, you will get it under control. The tips of your fingers need to toughen up for this one.
If you play this lick starting on the 12th fret it's a lot easier to play. The further you move towards the nut the harder it is to control and play. Too high up and it doesn't sound as authentic. So the 12th is a good place to practise it.
When you are comfortable with it on the 12th then start moving it around.
Let's know if that helps or if you need more info or suggestions on it.
Just passing by and wondering if you had any progress on that 1st lick? Did you try it at the 12th fret?
Also a question I meant to ask you. What gauge strings are you using? This will make a big difference to playing this lick (or any actually).
hey david!!!!nice lesson!!!very creative!!!thanks!!!
nice one ! reminiscent of "the most beautiful girl"!