Reverend Horton Heat shows how to play

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  1. johnny k

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    psychobilly freakout.



    No matter how slow i tried to learn that one, it always eluded me.
    I hope he shows some other tunes because he s a hell of a player.
     
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    Very cool. Sounds like he has flat wounds.
     
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    Back in the day we mainly used flatwounds .I dont remember anyone in the late 50's /early 60,s using anything but over here in the UK among teen bands .We got that twangy sound OK .The acoustic players used rounds of course when all that folky stuff came along .
     
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    Been working on this lick for an hour and the second lesson is kicking my a$$.
     
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    Would have been nice if he would have played a bit of it up front so we knew what we were aiming for.
     
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    Its funny cause somehow the Rev never comes across as one of these like, guitar geniuses, yet his chops are abso amazo.

    If I could play like him , I'd have so much swagger no one would be able to stand me. (I mean, even moreso :cool:)

    I remember reading an intvw with him some years back now, when he stated he was constantly busy learning stuff from instuctional DVDs, guys you might not expect, like Brent Mason
     
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    I came across The Reverend at the Chaise Lounge in Dallas in about '89-'90.

    Still recovering...
     
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    Love his early releases on Subpop! Awesome musician. :cool:
     
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    Heath is a monster.
     
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    The Reverend always blows my mind. Brian Setzer too.
     
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    His right hand dexterity is on display here. I've seen him a few times, always impressed. He's looking good.

    What is it with those Texas guitar slingers?
     
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