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    Mean Street solo dissection

    A Dorian and A Mixolydian, pretty much.


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    I really like the attack on this one !
    Those descending licks are killer . A great solo from the FW album .
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    Very nice, especially loved that first wide stretch bend with the clucking pick harmonic.
    All the notes sound dead-on to me, though i liked the way you performed the lick (the warbled bendy one),
    the first way (you said you hated doing it, but it sounded really good).

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    Quote Originally Posted by unchainedguitars View Post
    Very nice, especially loved that first wide stretch bend with the clucking pick harmonic.
    All the notes sound dead-on to me, though i liked the way you performed the lick (the warbled bendy one),
    the first way (you said you hated doing it, but it sounded really good).
    Thanks both of y'all. Some of the south american performances of these songs are really cool. He does different and oftentimes cooler shit than what's on record. His stuff is just so tasty on record and so integral to the song that we remember it most. I find that weird thing he does so off the wall. Such a bitch, and it sounds rad!!

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    I know what you mean about the live stuff . Sometimes those extra little quirks Ed throws in are cool . Most people think that it's bad if a solo isn't played 'just like the album' , but a lot of times , the ad libs have some magical moments .

    I always liked seeing Eddie throw in some off the cuff ideas while soloing . He's pretty good at improv , and back then ? Whew ... look out
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    Thanks!
    Awesome as usual Doug!
    This one looks pretty tough...not sure I'm ready yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PrideofPasadena View Post
    Thanks!
    Awesome as usual Doug!
    This one looks pretty tough...not sure I'm ready yet.
    Ha ha, I wasn't ready!! Just learned Sinner's Swing the other day, the song anyway, that'll get posted soon.

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    I used to love f**king around with the Sinner's Swing solo . Great tune as well , from a riff standpoint .
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    Quote Originally Posted by dougsteele View Post
    Ha ha, I wasn't ready!! Just learned Sinner's Swing the other day, the song anyway, that'll get posted soon.
    Sweet! Can't wait Doug!
    Like Robbie, I just love that riff.

    But first,I'm gonna tackle this solo.....and kick it's ass!!

 

 

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