Rusty the Scoob wrote:I play it a little bit differently, but similar. I hang on the F on the 13th fret of the E string, and for the upper chords I play G-B double stops on the D and G strings, sliding down to F-A double stops. It was a struggle to get the muting and balance down for it to sound right, especially with a pick, but I think that's what he's playing...
The only difference between my version and G-Dad's is that he plays the 5th of the G and F chords and I play the 3rd. It's likely that Phil changed from his way to mine when he went from four to six strings - I'll have to investigate that.
Rusty the Scoob wrote:I haven't had a chance to go back and really check but I think he plays it your way in the 6-string era and my way in the 4 string era. Shame on me for only owning 4s and 5s but I'll get a modded Carvin someday or pony up for a nice Q6.
Those turnarounds gave me absolute fits until I realized - he's changing it literally every time! Not just from version to version but between each verse as well, he picks some other way to play it that makes harmonic sense, generally choosing notes from the F major pentatonic, I think. If you can come up with about 5 different variations that sound good and make sense, that should do the trick.
Congrats on the gig with Dave! He's a cool dude and great player.
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