Acoustic version of "A Whiter Shade of Pale" that will blow your mind. . . .

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  1. xpatico

    xpatico Member

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    and you won't mind. Rambling around YT and came across this incredible gem. Not sure of who the artist is but , HATS OFF to a mighty fine picker.
     
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    I don't know who that is either, but I have the exact same arrangement recorded on my site. If only I could remember where I got it from we'd be able to credit the original arrangement....it's a lovely piece to play.
     
  3. Angry Old Man

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    Would it be possible to just post the link for me. My computer will not let me open youtubes that are fully posted
     
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    very nice...

    for some reason, that video got me thinking of the HSAS version from the mid 80s. Must be leftover from the Billy Squier vid somebody posted a few weeks ago with Kenny Aaronson.
     
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    Beautifully arranged and played.
    Martin Tallstrom.
    He has the tab at his website.
    http://tallstrom.com/
     
  8. Dave Orban

    Dave Orban Gold Supporting Member

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    Great song, and a great arrangement!
     
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    Nice! And thanks for the link jazzrat.

    You can always hit the "Quote" button, and copy what's between the Youtube brackets. Then open any video on Youtube and replace everything after the = sign in the url field with what you copied. Reverse engineering!
     
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    That was beautiful. Thanks for posting.
     
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    Fyi, Martin is a seriously good Tele player too and has some country style instructionals.
     
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    Nice arrangement and well played but hardly 'mind blowing'.

    :dunno
     
  14. xpatico

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    "Nice arrangement and well played but hardly 'mind blowing'".

    OH YEAH?. . . Well I think it is. So there!
     
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    guitaristanyc Senior Member

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    My thoughts, as well - it's nice and certainly well played (too much reverb, though!), but it didn't blow my mind - seems like a normal arrangement to me.
     
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    Kevbo599 Silver Supporting Member

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    Thanks xpatico and jazzrat!
     
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    Very nice. Well played and arranged. I'm gonna work it up. Somtimes it's just best to let the song speak for itself. Arlen Roth had a great Tele version also.
     

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