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    How the hell does Ed play this song on an acoustic? I think it would be next to impossible to play.

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    If the guitar is set up well, it's pretty easy to play an acoustic like an electric. I used to put ultra light gauge strings on my acoustic and was able to do some really cool electric-style playing (tapping, raking, fast picking and legato stuff). He has nyon strings on that guitar too. They give you that unique sound.

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    I'm able to play Spanish Fly with the electric guitar , but not with acoustic !
    Acoustic is too difficult !


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    For some reason I want to say that Ed played an Ovation classical guitar on that piece. Definately not a piece to play on your grandpa's old flattop, although it has been attempted.

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    another point worth considering is that he tuned the guitar down considerably. That makes an acoustic about twice as easy to play. I can play the tapping parts but I'm buggered if I can play the rest of it. Way too fast!!



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    If you guys go to www.freedrive.com space of the links I have upload my version of Spanish Fly , played with Electric guitar !
    Quite nice , just quite !


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    Sounds Great Marco!

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    Seriously cool, Eddie Italian.

    You've got the tone and everything.

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    Really thanx guys ! :EEK YUNNNKKKKK :EEK


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