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    Default I'm playing my senior talent show on Tueday, I don't have an act prepared

    What should I do?
    I can't really sing, so it must be able to stand alone as an instrumental, or I can play along to a backing track.

    Any Halen songs come to mind?

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    Delay noises and bluesy improv licks, into "Cathedral"
    Do the cool extended version from RHRN. Love how Eddie stretched that out a bit and added some new melodies to it!
    "There's too many people on this basketball that's floating around the sun, who are too afraid to allow themselves to FEEL" - Edward Van Halen
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    Quote Originally Posted by RRvh1 View Post
    Delay noises and bluesy improv licks, into "Cathedral"
    Do the cool extended version from RHRN. Love how Eddie stretched that out a bit and added some new melodies to it!
    I did all that during the school wide show a month ago!!!
    I love that but I'd be a hack to do it again.

    I'm playing Little Guitars, and this is going to be a little of a last minute job, but look what I'm doing right now. Anyone want to pick the stripe colors? I'm thinking RWB. Paint starts late tomorrow night due to my busy day tomorrow. If I can get the current paint off the body.
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    Why not do the stripes in your school colors?

    A) Obviously, from the guitar itself as well as the time limits involved it's going to be a rush job, so there's no time for "authenticity".
    B) Which means it's probably even money that you'll probably end up redoing it at some point in the future.

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    C) You may just end up keeping it that way (school colors) for sentimentality.
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    ...and, with the limited time you have, there's really no need to strip off the current paint. Just give the body a good coarse sanding, enough for the base coat of the new paint job to adhere to. Then shoot it with a base primer of black, gray, or white before you start striping it.

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    School colors would be Red/Blue/Grey.
    Blue stripes on red since red is the main color. Can anyone picture this and tell me how that sounds?
    Part of me would want to donate the guitar to the school to keep as a memento from my class, but then I would have to buy another cheap child's guitar (I got this when I was 10 and it's sat in a closet, got a real guitar at 16).

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    So basically I've come to the realization I couldn't paint this properly in three days.
    So I'll just be playing a bare wooden ministrat with a zerbra humnucker in bridge, red single coil in neck, and a black pickguard (cut like a Frankie) with an MXR knob.

    Good Enough. heh.

 

 

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