Way more than that though, honorable mentions to Yngwie Malmsteen for added speed through mostly failed attempts to play his stuff, Ace Frehley, David Grissom, Robin Trower.
Did I mention I’m bad at lists?
Fuzz Machine is pretty cool, but the Crowes at their best are way better than the sum of their parts. I have a couple Marc Ford discs, Rich Robinson, haven’t heard anything that touches the Crowes as a band. I have some instant live cds of live shows and they’re better than any official live...
Trying to get My Sharona up to speed.
Same with I Will Survive by Cake. I can do the hard part but it’s not consistent and it needs to be dead on every time. Every time I pick up a guitar I run through it a few times.
For me, yes more drive. A lot of what I like about drive is sustain. You have a jazzy style though so I wouldn’t go too crazy. An MXR comp set at the classic 9 and 3 o’clock works almost like an overdrive with a nice volume boost and more sustain. Not on all the time, for emphasis/dynamics.
I saw them recently at a baseball stadium outdoor gig and it was nearly impossible to make out the notes he was play. Went to the bathroom and, voila, I could hear his solos. I was thinking he needs to slow it down a bit because it was pointless in that environment to play all those notes no one...
I have to wonder if it matters. I was adopted sonno idea about heritage but neither parent had any musical leanings (adopted) but I loved the guitar from an early age and was drawn to music in general. So environment had nothing to do with it other than my adopted sister having some musical...