August 06, 2011

Saturday Guitar

Holy Crap! A 27 string guitar. So what would Grieg say?

Thanks to Stine for sending me a link to this dude.

Posted by denny at August 6, 2011 01:00 PM  

The Electric Light Orchestra did a version of Hall of the Mountain King back in the 70's. It was one of my favorites then and this was a neat variation.

Posted by: bob on August 6, 2011 02:38 PM


Posted by: Claudia on August 6, 2011 03:04 PM

What a performer!
I think ol' Grieg would be pretty happy with that interpretation.

Posted by: PQ on August 6, 2011 11:08 PM

Here's one of Pat Metheny on 42-string guitar:

(from YouTube)

It's good--but I like the Keith Medley one better.

Posted by: John on August 7, 2011 12:03 AM

Here's another one--"metal" version by Janis Joplin and Big Brother and the Holding Company

Lots of groups have covered this song--Savatage, Rainbow, Who.

Posted by: John on August 7, 2011 12:53 AM

The other vid that pops up after this one where he plays "Ancestors" is even better.

Posted by: Brad on August 7, 2011 12:55 AM

So what'd you do this week? I restrung my guitar.

Posted by: craiger on August 8, 2011 07:43 AM

craiger - And I haven't restrung my 12 string guitar in years because it takes too long to string and tune. I'd hate to have to restring and tune this sucker.

Posted by: denny on August 8, 2011 12:17 PM
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