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(@stefmikhail)
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18/04/2017 12:39 am  

Some of the best slide work I have ever heard is Ry Cooder's playing on the Rolling Stones' track "Sister Morphine".

No matter how I try I can't figure out what he's using; there are some pretty crazy harmonies in there and maybe it's just staring me right in the face but I can't get them with the open G or E it seems.

Any suggestions?


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(@stefmikhail)
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18/04/2017 9:17 pm  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xp4JgeyeOpY
this is all I could find on Youtube.

And of course it would appear I can't watch that video from my region; does he actually go over a tuning?


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18/05/2017 3:11 pm  

bummer about youtube in your area. the video shows the guy playing in open A tuning. he shows you the licks. why don't you try to find something similar with the youtube of your country.

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