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    Been meaning to learn this one for ages, finally got around to it. Same 5150iii setup as usual, Pariah pup in a Locke body with a Musikraft neck.



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    That sounded great! Really well done, with lots of fire and swing. It's a kickin' solo, and you blew right through it. The Frankie replica also looks better than most.
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    You also do the intro wide stretch licks the way I first learned them, using 4 notes (and the middle finger) on the high E string etc. Sorry, Garbeaj! Haha.

    I later got into the 3 note per string pattern that some posted, where you hit the 19th fret on the B as opposed to the14th fret on the E etc.

    You sounded phenomenal on this! Probably my favorite of yours, right behind the Beat It solo.
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    Thanks, dude. I just gave that opening lick a shot in the 3-note per string pattern (similar to the stretch in Beat It) - no can do. Getting back to the E after the F# is damn near impossible for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RRvh1 View Post
    That sounded great! Really well done, with lots of fire and swing. It's a kickin' solo, and you blew right through it. The Frankie replica also looks better than most.
    He plays it with the 14th on the high E - as per the Hal Leonard book - and I do the same.

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    I have carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms after just watching that. Great job, Jedi!
    Just go for it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
    You bug me.
    I'll take that as a compliment. And happy birthday, boss!

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    I'm going to go delete mine now...

    That was cool. I liked the little ad-libbing you had going with the slides and bends around :36.

    Well done!
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    Jedi.....that rocked!!
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    Lived up to the Jedi name

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    Great job, Jedi!
    I tried that stretch once....it went badly.

    One of these days I'll give it another shot.

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    Effortless. Well done Jedi. You play that with the ease I play the "I Wanna Be Sedated" guitar solo.
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    Thanks, guys!

    I feel like it'd been forever since I learned an EVH solo, so learning and playing this felt real good. Need to pick a few more to tackle next.

 

 

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