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    Thought it might be cool to have a thread of people on Youtube that can really play. I think there's a lot of crap on youtube, but now and then I'm sure we all stumble across some quality non-VH shit that really stands out. If you've got something kick-ass then throw it in this thread.


    Here's one that I think I first saw at VHLinks about a year ago but I just think it's so good it's worth sharing again since there are so many new people around here. It's a stellar performance by this kid who's about 14 or 15. In my opinion this kid has "it"....he just looks like a complete natural and this song really smokes as he gets into it. It's a song called "Canon Rock" and at about 40 seconds in the kid really starts to burn it up. I'd kill to be able to play this good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Down View Post
    Thought it might be cool to have a thread of people on Youtube that can really play. I think there's a lot of crap on youtube, but now and then I'm sure we all stumble across some quality non-VH shit that really stands out. If you've got something kick-ass then throw it in this thread.


    Here's one that I think I first saw at VHLinks about a year ago but I just think it's so good it's worth sharing again since there are so many new people around here. It's a stellar performance by this kid who's about 14 or 15. In my opinion this kid has "it"....he just looks like a complete natural and this song really smokes as he gets into it. It's a song called "Canon Rock" and at about 40 seconds in the kid really starts to burn it up. I'd kill to be able to play this good.

    damn...haven't seen this one in a while...i'm just as impressed with this stoic-square-faced-rosey-cheeked kid now as I was then...

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    Awesome playing, but my God if I hear Cannon 1 more time ...........
    what is there like 15 million guitar versions of that on youtube now ?

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    kids got chops

    This is more up my alley though




    check out the solo, around 1:30


    I posted this before but it's worth posting again


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    Good stuff, Homeunit.

    That big biker looking dude could really rip it! The only guy I've ever seen bigger than him that could really play was some guy with Kansas about 5 years ago. This guy must have weighed about 320 with fingers the size of Fenway sausages but he was tearing it up....even on Dust In The Wind, a finger picked tune.


    That guy playing that fucked up acoustic looking thing is somebody I've actually seen before.....amazing sound out of that thing.
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    I forgot how much I liked Kings X. The Eddie influence is just teeming from that guy.

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    Wasn't going to put VH covers in here but what the hell....

    Here's a guy that does an excellent job on Spanish Fly played on a nylon string guitar. Overall it really sounds exactly like the version on VH 2.....just a couple of things slightly off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Down View Post
    Wasn't going to put VH covers in here but what the hell....

    Here's a guy that does an excellent job on Spanish Fly played on a nylon string guitar. Overall it really sounds exactly like the version on VH 2.....just a couple of things slightly off.

    STELLAR.

    There's a guy on YouTube called guitarwannabee I think. He does the best Vh covers I have seen. His sound is almost identical. And he can riff like Ed. Not just play the songs.
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    No amateurs here.....

    Fantastic playing here on this acoustic version of Hotel California from the Eagles "Hell Freezes Over" DVD. Awesome stuff.



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    good example of some very different top musicians playing so well together!!


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    Here's some George Lynch (Dokken)tearing it up in the studio. This guy was sick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jape Man View Post
    You whore!

    Great stuff bro.
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    I miss Bands like these...

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    Quote Originally Posted by m4rk0 View Post
    I miss Bands like these...
    That's some great shit right there. One of my all-time favorite songs.

    It's pretty fucked up.....if that festival was held now you wouldn't even have VH on the bill and U2 would be the headliner. Never would have believed it back then.
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