Good songs tuned down a half step? (E flat tuning)

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  1. Blue Bill

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    he said "good" songs :D
     
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    If you go that route, also check out Amazing Slow Downer (http://www.ronimusic.com/). Slow down, speed up, change key, built in equalizer. It also lets you define up to 10 segments (he calls them "presets") per song which you can symbolically name (e.g., "Intro", "Verse #1", "Neat lick #1", etc.) for practicing. Lots of other features. Best $50 I ever spent for software, IMHO.
     
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    Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Nuno Bettencourt of Extreme, ALL G'nR'z, some Who, Alice In Chains, Slayer, lots...Google it and you'll find out like me;) Most cheap but good tuners won't say flats (b), so they just call it the diatonic, I think...It'd be low to high D#, G#, C#, F#, A#, D# = Eb, Ab, Db, Gb, Bb, Eb. 'Kay, send the mere $89.95 to...
     
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    You probably mean the enharmonic.
     
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    I was gonna say Pride and Joy but ya'll done be me to it. same with the Van Halen lol..mmm Thin Lizzy's "cowboy song". I used to play in this top 40 band and I would keep one guitar in standard tuning and the another guitar in Eb so I could quickly go over our set list and not have to retune. just to stay on top of the songs that we'd do. Best way to do it when you have to practice 30 songs for a three hour set.
     
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    Some good ones are simple man by lynyrd skynyrd and into the now by tesla
     
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    Unless your vocals require it....just play it in E vs. Eb.
     
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    I'll second the idea that once you learn the songs, you can just play them in E if that is what you prefer to tune to.
     
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    Not sure if it's your style, but Beat It is a good one, and pretty simple.
     
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