My guitar hero (longtime PRS user) has gone away - painful

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by BrianC, Nov 10, 2019.

  1. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    I didn’t have any guitar heroes either - just a few guys I tried to steal technique from. BB King was first.
     
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  2. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    BB was a great player. I was really into Albert King, kind of a journey from listening to Clapton, who derived a whole chunk of vocabulary from Albert.

    My playing of the same notes can’t touch the skill of someone who did it night after night for however many years. There’s just no substitute for steady gigging. Alas, one has so many choices to make in life!
     
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  3. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    I was the same way with the Pope.
     
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  4. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc I like to party, mmm hmm, everybody does.

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    My guitar hero was/is Ray Parker Jr.


    Here he is playing what’s basically the 1983 version of a 594

     
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  5. merciful-evans

    merciful-evans Portsmouth uk

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    You're ahead of me. I still don't know who he is.
     
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  6. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    It’s good to have friends who share my affliction. ;)
     
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  7. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    To be fair, I didn’t know who he was until I came here.
     
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  8. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    Geez - hard to believe so many of you haven’t heard of him. Maybe he should have sat down when he played because Standing Pat hasn’t done wonders for his name recognition.
     
  9. Mark Bois

    Mark Bois New Member

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    If you've never heard of him definitely worth checking out!
     

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