Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Sitar Solos of All Time

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  1. garrett

    garrett Not a New Member

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    1. Steely Dan - Do It Again.
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    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    This comes with Sir Brian’s seal of approval!

     
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    "Norwegian Wood" - if only because it was the first...

    Or, "Paint It Black" - The Rolling Stones

    BTW, these two were played on actual sitars - "Do It Again" was an electric sitar, which is a guitar with the sound of a sitar. Much easier to play than a"real sitar...
     
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    Are you not overlooking "Sitarway to Heaven?" Or is my dyslexia starting to return?
     
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    WEDGE Almost was a FG22 owner..

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    Isnt this a trick question? Sitar?!? Kind of like banjo.....I hear it, i’m Out.
     
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    This is why Do It Again sits alone in the top 10. :p
     
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    That actually gets the nod for #1 from me.

    And record. The first time I encountered a sh!tar on a session, there was no internet to cheat and look up where to put microphones... I was dumbfounded for an hour, and man, they’re actually really quiet instruments.

    The real best “fake” sh!tar is Shakti, that John McLaughlin acoustic-guitar-thingy.
     
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    Paint It Black is a solid tune, but is it really a solo? I think it's just a melody.

    Norwegian Wood, meh.

    And of course electric sitars count. It's rock 'n' roll, man!
     
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  9. jxe

    jxe babe en der wood

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    brian jones 100%
     
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    'Cry Like a Baby'- The Boxtops
     
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    If you’re talking Steeley Dan, this is one of my favourites. It plays havoc with my emotions!
     
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    Huggy B It's just a snack.

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    EDIT: Sorry, I missed the whole sitar solo thing and thought it was just solos. Edit/ Neil Young's live Hurricane solo on Live Rust
     
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    jxe babe en der wood

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    not a neil fan but that is a tough live record.
     
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    Does this count, frusciante impromtou jam in poland...

     
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    If that's a sitar, then I have been fooled for a long time...
     
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    Oh, geez, I missed the whole sitar angle....I thought it was just solos. Sorry!!!!! :eek::confused::D
     
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    No worries! FWIW, I agree with the awesomeness of Neil's "Hurricane" solo!
     

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