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    Default Blues harp lick..?

    If any of you guys have seen those youtube vids called "Ed Van Halen behaving badly" (it was at one of the NAMM thingys a while back when he was drinking- I think there were about 6 videos) there was one where he got the guitar to sound like a blues harp. It was really cool. Has anyone here worked out how he did it and could you describe or even tab it?
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    Video link? It's hard to watch some of those vids, I may not have made it through that one.

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    He starts the lick at 4.30
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    Without a guitar in my hands, it sounds like he is bending a note on the G string and then tapping a note on the G string and tapping an additional note on the B string.

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    Agreed. I'll have to try that when I get home tonight.

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    Yeah Jedi is right...just double-stops on the G and B with the bent note on the G string.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garbeaj View Post
    Yeah Jedi is right...just double-stops on the G and B with the bent note on the G string.
    Doesn't seem hard. Does sound cool. Kills me to watch these vids. About two years ago I lost an eBay bid on a factory striped 5150 II head and matching striped 4x12 straight cab. Supposedly they just showed up at Daddy's Junky Music so they put them on eBay. Still hurts...

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    Quote Originally Posted by AFU View Post
    Doesn't seem hard. Does sound cool. Kills me to watch these vids. About two years ago I lost an eBay bid on a factory striped 5150 II head and matching striped 4x12 straight cab. Supposedly they just showed up at Daddy's Junky Music so they put them on eBay. Still hurts...
    Do you mean what was going on with Ed at the time? Hey mate- everyone fucks up at some point, it's just cool to see he's up and going again!
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    Heh heh...just realised you were talking about loosing the head- my bad-
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