As a guitar guy, one must appreciate the short couple of yrs when Skynyrd had three of the finest players in the country Rossington, Collins, and Gains. "Bring all mules out here" R. VanZant
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Matter of fact the only original member left is Gary Rossington unless you count Ricky Medlocke who was with them in the very early years
A bunch of those boys have passed over
Hmmm well i hope i am wrong, i may have been thinking of Billy Powell passing recently. I will check it out
yes Ed king of Skynrd. i have not seen anything about Ed passing. he posted some instructional videos on the forum as well as some jams sessions wih J. D. Simo. feel free to google the site. on the homepage, click on "go to the forum. once there you can find them posting quite a bit under the 1952-1960 gibson les paul section. you can also post juniors as well as customs. i have not registered yet...still a lurker. my 50's junior is a bit shy...nah...not really. it is a "BEAST"!!!!
Skynyrd i should have typed
Ed King of Skynrd fame? I thought he died recently
Coal....yep the G3 line-up has always been awesome. Yngwie is amazing. i loved watching him with the Orchestra...i think it was in Japan...subject to correction. if you don't already follow it...the lespaulforum is a great place to visit. there are many of the artists that are members there that we grew up with...elliot easton of the cras is a member as well as bonamassa and ed king. it is a great site ran by some seemingly good people.
And I could listen to any instrument. Some songs I listen to the bass line and some the drums etc. Especially Rush. You can listen to one song 3 times and pick out an instrument and get a different feel of that song. Same with AC/DC. Their drum lines are so pure. Not much in crash symbols or hi hat.
Abby. I fully agree with you about Vai.. A little weird at first with Zappa but awesome sounding. Have you listened to any of the G3 series with Satriani, Eric Johnson, Malmsteen, Petrucci ?? I have 3 dvd of this. Awesome. And I saw Vai live when he was with David Lee Roth after the split up. I am not much of a Santana fan after he ran his louie about immigration at the opening of one of the ball games.
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OWO...Santana pretty much sealed his sound when he found Paul Reed Smith guitars.
if you fellas haven't heard of him yet...check out Tommy Immanuel on youtube. extremely talented and fun to watch.
While speed is a talent of sorts , great guitar players dont rely on finger tapping or other such things
Absolem many mistake speed for talent, just aint so
Yeah I muddle through like you . But the good news is now you can get on youtube and there are instrctional videos for just about any song you'd desire to learn . Oh and I'll add a couple more to the list of greats . Dan Fogelberg wasnt only a great lyricist but could flat out play, and of course Carlos Santana .
good morning OWO...i agree. real talent to me is exhibited by the command of the ability to play whatever one seems to desire at will. i doubt i will ever attain the fluidity that professional grade players have, i tend to play well enough to be able to please myself...my standards ain't that high. :-)
Abby , players like eddie Van Halen amaze me , he seems to play without concious thought .
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