August 20th, 2011, 08:14 AM
Hi all, just started playing a bit of slide again in a new band and as the few I'm doing seem to go down well the band have asked me to throw a few more in.
I play in open G so any good rockin' or bluesy song recommendations would be much appreciated.
August 20th, 2011, 08:33 AM
Red death letter blues.
Baby please don't go.
Who do you love.
August 20th, 2011, 08:34 AM
Allman Brothers " Statesboro Blues", "One way out". I've also done " Rocky Mountain Way" by Joe Walsh. Johnny Winter "Mojo Boogie" and "Highway 61". There's the old Elmore James standared " Dust my Broom". ZZTop "Tush" and "Just got Paid". I could go on. I've played slide for a while. Sometimes I just play slide instead of a lead on any blues song.
August 20th, 2011, 08:40 AM
something off the wall?.. just listening to it now as a matter of fact...
CDFGC sorta thing.. easy to transpose I guess..
August 20th, 2011, 09:32 AM
You Gotta Move a la The Rolling Stones.
August 20th, 2011, 10:12 AM
Thanks I'll check these out.
Here are a couple of songs I did recently to show the sort of stuff I'm looking for.
My new band at Cambridge Rock Fest.
August 20th, 2011, 11:02 AM
Well, there's 'Freebird'....
but also :
Scar Tissue - Chili Peppers
You Shook Me - Zep version
Beck's Bolero - Jeff Beck
August 20th, 2011, 11:16 AM
I guess I should have mentioned it is only a three piece band.
August 20th, 2011, 11:42 AM
"It hurts me too" - Clapton and Tedeschi both do pretty good slide versions.
August 20th, 2011, 12:01 PM
You mentioned open G, but I assume you can also get around in open D/E. Some of my favs:
David Lindley and El Rayo X-"Brother John"
Little Feat-"Cold, Cold, Cold"
Foghat "Live" album- I know, it's FOGHAT, but Rod "The Bottle"" Price shows how it's done in a rock-n-roll setting
Search for "Jimmy Thackery slide" on YouTube!