Crazy cool intro

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Crazy cool intro

Postby costa » Mon Oct 13, 2003 11:45 pm

I'm listening to Lowell Fulson on Chess, and I've been having myself a ball cranking the volume for K.C. Bound. For those who haven't heard it, the guitar is out of tune on the intro and it sounds GREAT to me...am I alone?

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RE: Crazy cool intro

Postby barbequebob » Tue Oct 14, 2003 2:53 pm

Costa, there are a number of blues classics that have one or more instruments out of tune, like anything recorded on the legendary Sun Records studios in Memphis, especially the Howlin' Wolf sides, where the piano is definitely out of tune, but the stuff rocks like hell. Another classic example is the orginal version of "Those Lonely, Lonely Nights," by Earl King, and the guitar solo and piano are defintely out of tune, but kicks tail, and later, Johnny "Guitar" Watson did a cover of this, nearly note for note, but only this time around, everything was in tune.
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RE: Crazy cool intro

Postby costa » Wed Oct 15, 2003 11:51 pm

Another classic example
>is the orginal version of "Those Lonely, Lonely Nights," by
>Earl King, and the guitar solo and piano are defintely out
>of tune, but kicks tail

He learned more than just guitar licks from Guitar Slim :)

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