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Anyone have a list of songs that use Alternate tuning

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videorov
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Is there a list around the net anywhere.
What are some of the popular songs over the years that use alternate tuning and which is used.
Im getting into this tuning stuff and having fun finding new songs using diffrent tunings.
Something diffrent to play with.


   
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dogbite
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check out Keith Richards and his open G song list.
open G low to high D G D G B D

then do a search. you will find many songs for the Rolling Stones.
a good place to start.

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tinsmith
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geez there's a zillion...Try Leo Kottke.....Any of the solo acoustic guitarists; any time period.


   
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Minotaur
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How You Remind Me - Nickelback, Drop D.
Bad Company - Bad Company, 1/2 step down and Drop D.
No One Knows - Queens of the Stone Age, C tuning - C F B E G C
Jackie Blue - Ozark Mountain Daredevils, 1/2 step down.

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Elecktrablue
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A lot of Joni Mitchell tunes use "joni" tunings (she used a bunch of alternate tunings!)
Check out the old acoustic blues (a lot are done in Drop D or Drop E)

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Steinar Gregertsen
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A lot of Joni Mitchell tunes use "joni" tunings (she used a bunch of alternate tunings!)

Here's a list of (some of) her tunings, and the songs she used them in:
http://www.sonicyouth.com/dotsonics/lee/misc/joni.html

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