Guitar sound question

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macair747
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Guitar sound question

Post by macair747 » December 28th, 2017, 9:20 pm

What's the best guitar tone/set up to get the sound where you play the top 3 strings downward in a quick strike? Examples would be on the Eagles One of these Nights or Please Come Home for Christmas. Thanks!

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Re: Guitar sound question

Post by Alan Green » December 28th, 2017, 10:34 pm

If you look at the live performances of One Of These nights on you tube you'll see that the band use a mix of Les Paul (humbuckers) and Telecasters (single-coils), so it's time to sit down with your gear and experiment for ten minutes. Generally, though, select the bridge pickup and set the tone high. Then hit it fairly hard

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Re: Guitar sound question

Post by Musicus » January 8th, 2018, 1:33 pm

Upstroke with a pick, staccato, bright sound.
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