What are you playing today?

Discussion in 'Gretsch-Talk Music' started by Stefan, Sep 10, 2018.

  1. Stefan

    Stefan Country Gent

    Jan 20, 2016
    A new thread: let‘s hear what you are practicing today- songs you are learning to play!

    Atm I‘m practicing „Jigsaw puzzle blues“ from Fleetwood Mac. A nice little song based on a classic jazz tune. Danny Kirwan played all the guitars on this song, the B-side of the „Albatross“-single.
    Listen to Dannys vibrato and those smart little melodies. Simple but tricky to play.
    I‘m sure Django Reinhardt would have loved this song!

  2. 19MGB76

    19MGB76 Gretschie

    Jul 31, 2018
    I may be about to learn the show Mamma Mia so I can help my daughter play it for her school production.
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  3. Sid Nitzerglobin

    Sid Nitzerglobin Country Gent

    Jun 8, 2015
    Lesson tomorrow so I'll continue working on these 2 tonight:

    And keep banging on Bold as Love....
  4. Limuz

    Limuz Gretschie

    Sep 8, 2012
    I've been playing along with good old Les since a couple weeks. Really relaxing and good practice!

  5. Tele295

    Tele295 Country Gent

    Jun 4, 2008
    Ventura, CA
    I was working up an arrangement of September Song for my acoustic lap steel.
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  6. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
    “Big Yellow Taxi” by Joni Mitchell. It’s in open D, and is real simple. Even I can’t screw this one up too bad.
  7. Flouswa

    Flouswa Country Gent

    The solos on "Til I Hear It From You" by the Gin Blossoms. It's not one of my favorites of their songs, but it fit what I've been working on in my lessons.
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  8. Charlie westside

    Charlie westside Synchromatic

    Jul 27, 2018
    Sylmar Califirnia
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  9. Charlie westside

    Charlie westside Synchromatic

    Jul 27, 2018
    Sylmar Califirnia
    Sultans of Swing.
    Got down the entire Rhythm section and Solo # 1.

    Also working on The OG. Lil Red Rooster Pre Rolling Stones.
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  10. turbo2000

    turbo2000 Gretschie

    Aug 18, 2015
    Autumn Leaves and Bold As Love...
  11. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    After pausing for 4 months I have to re-learn 10 Scorpions songs for a defunct project. Forgot everything...
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  12. thunder58

    thunder58 I Bleed Orange

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    " You belong to Me " by The Duprees
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  13. mbkri

    mbkri Synchromatic

    Sep 22, 2012
    I spent the weekend playing Foo Fighters stuff exclusively.
    Let It Die, One By One, Bridge Burning, The Pretender, Alhambria, Rope, One of These Days etc etc.
    Switching between Telecasters and the Penguin.
    Today, scales on the Anniversary.
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  14. stevemorrison

    stevemorrison Synchromatic

    Jun 3, 2011
    Dundee, SCOTLAND
    I'm working on a few at the moment

    Lonesome Tears In My Eyes - Johnny Burnette
    Shakin All Over - Johnny Kidd
    Nothing Shakin - Eddie Fontaine
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  15. wabash slim

    wabash slim Friend of Fred

    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    ABBA tunes are all easy three chord things. It's their harmonies that made them famous.
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  16. Dreamtime

    Dreamtime Gretschie

    Dec 14, 2017
    New York
    Well, I'll submit mine even though I know no one here is going to know it or dig it:

    A punk/post punk '80s band from Northern Ireland who made very political music during The Troubles: Ruefrex and their top song "Paid In Kind." A good, gritty rhythm guitar song. (I'm a rhythm guitarist.)

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  17. Charlie westside

    Charlie westside Synchromatic

    Jul 27, 2018
    Sylmar Califirnia
    Scorps, No prob........ You got this...Tap into your inner-Schenker mojo.
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  18. Charlie westside

    Charlie westside Synchromatic

    Jul 27, 2018
    Sylmar Califirnia
    This is freaking Good!!!! I like it.
    Great Rythem Guitar. He's doing all work.
  19. fender62custom

    fender62custom Gretschified

    Mar 3, 2012
    Helidon, Australia
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