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Subject: Re: Question for Guitarists

Dave H
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Date Posted: Mon February 27, 2017 07:50:39
In reply to: Mulligan 's message, "Question for Guitarists" on Sun February 26, 2017 12:41:07

I always used standard tuning whilst playing in proper groups. However, when I started doing backing tracks for a duo, I got really frustrated at not being able to get stuff right that I thought ought to be easy! This applied especially to Status Quo numbers, of which there were several. Then I saw the light! Rick Parfitt used tunings that fitted the songs best! So then I started using different tunings for certain songs. Hard to do on stage live, unless you have several guitars pre tuned as they did. I still used standard tuning for 50's songs by e.g. Buddy Holly/Eddie Cochran etc.
By all fourths, do you mean E-A-D-G-C-F ? What do you use that for?

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Re: Question for GuitaristsMulliganMon February 27, 2017 09:47:19

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