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12 string guitar solos?

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 05 Jan 2009, 20:15

Can you name a couple?

I'd be interested.
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Re: 12 string guitar solos?

Postby the hesitant weasel » 05 Jan 2009, 20:19

most of the sides recorded by Blind willie Mctell and lots of 'the king of the 12 String guitar' himself - Leadbelly
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Re: 12 string guitar solos?

Postby Snarfyguy » 05 Jan 2009, 20:25

Eight Miles High comes to mind.
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Re: 12 string guitar solos?

Postby Quaco » 05 Jan 2009, 20:26

On the other hand, there's "Awaken" by Yes. (Rickenbacker electric 12-string solo with no noticeable Byrds influence whatsoever.)
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Re: 12 string guitar solos?

Postby nathan » 05 Jan 2009, 20:29

I think Ride's Nowhere LP is full of 'em. Not flashy or anything but still pretty neat. The sounds that Andy Bell could muscle out of that thing were pretty exciting.

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Re: 12 string guitar solos?

Postby Stirling Moss » 05 Jan 2009, 20:32

Appregios don't count - right?
12 string solos are rather rare, given the relative difficulty in solo-ing (i.e. the fingering o-ho ho) compared to a 6 string.

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