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  1. Yooper

    LAZY song writing...............

    I think we need more one chord songs.
  2. Yooper

    Miles Davis in 1967: what am I missing?

    Don't feel alone. Miles had the gift of annoying critics every step of the way. So he left them behind in the dust. Like hot curry for American tastes, Miles and other jazz and classical artists can be an acquired taste that requires repeated listening for greater enjoyment. If you feel...
  3. Yooper

    Your favorite Clapton solos?

    While My Guitar Gently Weeps, Badge, and Go Back Home.
  4. Yooper

    Fingers versus Pick

    Guitar: Fingers solo. Pick and fingers with a band. Bass: Fingers.
  5. Yooper

    Help me identify this guitar tone

    Yup. Sounds like a Tele or Strat through low watt Fender/tweed. Maybe an LP Jr.
  6. Yooper

    OK...who knows a bass player who HAS to endlessly noodle/show off at full volume right after setting up at the gig?

    Or how about a drummer who solos during breaks and conversation at rehearsals?
  7. Yooper

    If all of your buying and selling of guitars has taught you one thing, what is it?

    I learned I really love most quality built guitars.
  8. Yooper

    Are Rock Guitarists Dinosaurs?

    Some say so, others say no.
  9. Yooper

    Are Rock Guitarists Dinosaurs?

    “We don’t like their sound. Groups of guitars are on the way out.” —Decca Recording Company executive, turning down the Beatles, 1962
  10. Yooper

    Recommend me some instrumental guitar albums!

    Jerry Garcia "Side Trips Vol One"
  11. Yooper

    One dude's take on the hidden meanings behind the Beatle's "Come Together"

    In performance with Elephants Memory at Madison Square Garden in August 1972, Lennon said it was, "Something about a flat top, that's all I know. I'll have to stop writin' those daft words, man. I don't know what I'm saying. Gettin' old." Good enough for me.
  12. Yooper

    Musicians you didn’t know played drums.

    Dave Grohl? Kidding. Zappa. For real.
  13. Yooper

    Which Spinal Tap song would you cover ?

    Two words. Jazz Odyssey.
  14. Yooper

    I Love the Dead but…

    Maybe you missed all the ladies' reactions to Bobby in short shorts?
  15. Yooper

    Your cheapest guitar in your collection that beats other higher end ones?

    One more for the "P-90s on a plank" do the trick.
  16. Yooper

    Guitarists that don't play their signature model

    This^. The only reason they'd play the sig would be for marketing reasons, or to keep their original instruments off the road. If someone made a copy of my favorite and gave it to me free, I'd be happy to play it in return.
  17. Yooper

    It's gotta be '76, right? The GOAT?

    1959 for Jazz. 1969 for Rock. 69 from '69, not counting Uncle Meat. I mean, that alone... 1. Abbey Road - The Beatles 2. Tommy - The Who 3. Led Zeppelin II - Led Zeppelin 4. Let It Bleed - The Rolling Stones 5. Led Zeppelin I - Led Zeppelin 6. The Band - The Band 7. Stand - Sly And The Family...
  18. Yooper

    Most Underrated Pink Floyd Album?

    DSOTM, is underrated because it's even better than they say it is.
  19. Yooper

    Does anyone else not like Christmas music?

    It's not the songs so much as how they are played. MY favorite Christmas album:
  20. Yooper

    I did not know Oscar Peterson..........

    I saw these four together at Carnegie Hall back then. Wonderful.
  21. Yooper

    Nobody jams or will jam like the Dead

    Close. Acid tests 1965 and 1966 featured Warlocks/Grateful Dead.
  22. Yooper

    Nobody jams or will jam like the Dead

    Nobody jams or will jam like the Dead. A given, especially since they were the American pioneers of psychedelic jams. I would add only this to Jon's point: Scrape away all of the Dead's psychedelia, and they're at their core a folk, bluegrass, blues, country rock jugband. And as Grateful Dead...
  23. Yooper

    Am I wrong to dismiss combos with 10” speakers?

    This: Through this:
  24. Yooper

    Cover you are most proud of playing

    Watchtower: Wang Dang Doodle:
  25. Yooper

    What kind of pedal?

    Is this a trick question?
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