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#1 pimp_vince

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Posted 16 February 2004 - 07:34 PM

k, just give me what you think are hard songs, maybe we can make a pinned thread about this. similar to the capo thread.

so i'll throw everyone's suggestions together now.

Blackbird - The Beatles
Yesterday - The Beatles
Julia - The Beatles
Angie - The Rolling Stones
Don't Think Twice (It's Alright) - Bob Dylan
Going To California - Led Zeppelin
Bron-Yr-Aur - Led Zeppelin
Classical Gas - Mason Williams
Embryonic Journey - Jefferson Airplane
Little Martha - The Allman Brothers Band
Dust In The Wind - Kansas
Never Going Back Again - Fleetwood Mac
Black Mountain Side - Led Zeppelin
White Summer/Black Mountain Side - Jimmy Page
Bron-Yr-Aur Stomp - Led Zeppelin
Landslide - Fleetwood Mac (Dixie Chicks)
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Hotel California - The Eagles
Needle And The Damage Done - Neil Young
Old Man - Neil Young
Greensleeves - Jeff Beck
Stagefright - Dave Evans
Sad Pig Dance - Dave Evans
Sun And Moon - Dave Evans
Steppenwolf - Dave Evans
Whistlin' Milkman - Dave Evans
Braziliana - Dave Evans
Willie Me - Dave Evans
Dance For Two People - Davey Graham
Happy Meeting In Glory - Davey Graham
Forty Ton Parachute - Davey Graham
Lashtal's Room - Davey Graham
Blues For Gino - Davey Graham
Bridge - Bert Jansch
New Nothynge - John James/John Renbourn
Guitar Jump - John James/John Renbourn
Feet On The Ground - John James
Hannah's Skipping Song - John James
Trio - John James
Wishbone Ash - Peter Finger
Hope And Memory - Peter Finger
Sabine - Peter Finger
Elephant March - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
When I'm Sixty Four - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
Return Of Dr. Hackenbush - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
Pavane For The Sleeping Beauty, The - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
Tommy Emmanuel - Mombasa
Eric Johnson - A Song for life
Fleetwood Mac - Big Love (the acoustic version)
Trumph - Petite Etude
Andres Segovias - Spanish Romance
Tears In The Rain - Satriani
Over The Rainbow - Eva Cassidy
Fields of Gold - Eva Cassidy
Dee - Randy Rhoads (Ozzy Osbourne)
316 - Van Halen
Spanish Fly - Van Halen
Babe I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin
More Than Words - Extreme

Any others you could recommend? How bout some Chet Atkins, anyone know some of his good stuff?

thanks.

Edited by pimp_vince, 22 February 2004 - 01:57 PM.


#2 ee40oztofreedom

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Posted 16 February 2004 - 07:42 PM

Triumph - Petite Etude

some Paco de Lucia stuff

is Going to California considered advanced?

Andres Segovias - Spanish Romance

thats all i can think of for now

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Posted 16 February 2004 - 07:42 PM

by the way good idea vince

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Posted 16 February 2004 - 07:57 PM

oh sh*t i totally forgot about going to california.... the funny thing is i was playing it right before i made the thread.

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Posted 17 February 2004 - 04:15 AM

Tommy Emmanuel - Mombasa
Eric Johnson - A Song for life
Fleetwood Mac - Big Love (the acoustic version)

Everything by the trio Paco de Lucia, Al diMeola and John McLaughlin.

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Posted 17 February 2004 - 05:00 AM

I think Ill add these too:

Stagefright - Dave Evans
Sad Pig Dance - Dave Evans
Sun And Moon - Dave Evans
Steppenwolf - Dave Evans
Whistlin' Milkman - Dave Evans
Braziliana - Dave Evans
Willie Me - Dave Evans

Dance For Two People - Davey Graham
Happy Meeting In Glory - Davey Graham
Forty Ton Parachute - Davey Graham
Lashtal's Room - Davey Graham
Blues For Gino - Davey Graham

Bridge - Bert Jansch

New Nothynge - John James/John Renbourn
Guitar Jump - John James/John Renbourn
Feet On The Ground - John James
Hannah's Skipping Song - John James
Trio - John James

Wishbone Ash - Peter Finger
Hope And Memory - Peter Finger
Sabine - Peter Finger

Elephant March - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
When I'm Sixty Four - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
Return Of Dr. Hackenbush - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
Pavane For The Sleeping Beauty, The - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.

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Posted 17 February 2004 - 08:45 AM

by the way good idea vince


So think I.... *pins thread*

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Posted 18 February 2004 - 03:12 AM

Tears In The Rain - Satriani (i think)


It is Satriani who plays that song. Im quite sure on that one.

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Posted 20 February 2004 - 07:59 PM

Blackbird by the Beatles (when played correctly)

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Posted 22 February 2004 - 08:57 AM

extreme`s more than words

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Posted 27 February 2004 - 07:26 AM

Opeth - Face Of Melinda
Opeth - Credence

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 07:52 PM

i wouldnt exactly call alot of those songs hard....angie??!! thats like the first song i learnt......and hotel california??? hmm makes you wonder
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Posted 28 February 2004 - 08:39 PM

i wouldnt exactly call alot of those songs hard....angie??!! thats like the first song i learnt......and hotel california??? hmm makes you wonder


now it's more or less a "fingerpickin-in-general" thread, it started as advanced stuff.... now not so much.....

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Posted 29 February 2004 - 04:55 AM

i wouldnt exactly call alot of those songs hard....angie??!! thats like the first song i learnt......and hotel california??? hmm makes you wonder


now it's more or less a "fingerpickin-in-general" thread, it started as advanced stuff.... now not so much.....


I could change the title if you don't mind? Something like "Fingerpicking songs" or something among the lines....

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Posted 29 February 2004 - 09:30 AM

'Up Tempo' by Leo Kottke is a very cool slide song. You guys should check it out.

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Posted 29 February 2004 - 12:33 PM

k, just give me what you think are hard songs, maybe we can make a pinned thread about this. similar to the capo thread.

so i'll throw everyone's suggestions together now.


Blackbird - The Beatles
Yesterday - The Beatles
Julia - The Beatles
Angie - The Rolling Stones
Don't Think Twice (It's Alright) - Bob Dylan
Going To California - Led Zeppelin
Bron-Yr-Aur - Led Zeppelin
Classical Gas - Mason Williams
Embryonic Journey - Jefferson Airplane
Little Martha - The Allman Brothers Band
Dust In The Wind - Kansas
Never Going Back Again - Fleetwood Mac
Black Mountain Side - Led Zeppelin
White Summer/Black Mountain Side - Jimmy Page
Bron-Yr-Aur Stomp - Led Zeppelin
Landslide - Fleetwood Mac (Dixie Chicks)
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Hotel California - The Eagles
Needle And The Damage Done - Neil Young
Old Man - Neil Young
Greensleeves - Jeff Beck
Stagefright - Dave Evans
Sad Pig Dance - Dave Evans
Sun And Moon - Dave Evans
Steppenwolf - Dave Evans
Whistlin' Milkman - Dave Evans
Braziliana - Dave Evans
Willie Me - Dave Evans
Dance For Two People - Davey Graham
Happy Meeting In Glory - Davey Graham
Forty Ton Parachute - Davey Graham
Lashtal's Room - Davey Graham
Blues For Gino - Davey Graham
Bridge - Bert Jansch
New Nothynge - John James/John Renbourn
Guitar Jump - John James/John Renbourn
Feet On The Ground - John James
Hannah's Skipping Song - John James
Trio - John James
Wishbone Ash - Peter Finger
Hope And Memory - Peter Finger
Sabine - Peter Finger
Elephant March - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
When I'm Sixty Four - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
Return Of Dr. Hackenbush - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
Pavane For The Sleeping Beauty, The - Leo Wijnkamp, Jr.
Tommy Emmanuel - Mombasa
Eric Johnson - A Song for life
Fleetwood Mac - Big Love (the acoustic version)
Trumph - Petite Etude
Andres Segovias - Spanish Romance
Tears In The Rain - Satriani
Over The Rainbow - Eva Cassidy
Fields of Gold - Eva Cassidy
Dee - Randy Rhoads (Ozzy Osbourne)
316 - Van Halen
Spanish Fly - Van Halen
Babe I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin
More Than Words - Extreme

Any others you could recommend? How bout some Chet Atkins, anyone know some of his good stuff?

thanks.

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The song doesnt HAVE to be fingerpicked, I dont think page even finger picked it...I think he used a pick/

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Posted 29 February 2004 - 01:41 PM

The song doesnt HAVE to be fingerpicked, I dont think page even finger picked it...I think he used a pick/


he didn't use a pick. but it sounds wonderful fingerpicked.

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Posted 29 February 2004 - 07:28 PM

any classical music is quite advanced georges bizet's - habanera de carmen if run gotta lot of change ups
here's to the crazy ones

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Posted 02 March 2004 - 02:51 PM

The song doesnt HAVE to be fingerpicked, I dont think page even finger picked it...I think he used a pick/


he didn't use a pick. but it sounds wonderful fingerpicked.


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Posted 19 March 2004 - 07:36 PM

its been mentioned but if you havent heard it go for little martha by the allman brothers. its for two guitars but im working on a version for one that ill post when its done.


ya that's one of my favorites.



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