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Vince Makes It Look Easy!

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by H. Mac, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. H. Mac

    H. Mac Friend of Leo's

    May 26, 2012
    In the USA!
    Vince Gill is one of the greats, and one thing that amazes me about his playing is that he always makes it look so easy. Here's a clip, and he starts his lead on his '53 Tele at about 2:20 and doesn't wind up for about 2 and a half spellbinding minutes.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3SavqJdVjk

    Pure inspiration!
     
  2. WisconsinStrings

    WisconsinStrings Tele-Afflicted

    Jan 15, 2007
    Arcadia, Wisconsin
    3,000,000 notes and he didn't miss one of them.

    A guy could make a career if he could sing OR play like Vince. What a guy.

    It sounds like one of his daughters is trying to break into the business. I hope she makes it.
     
  3. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity

    Aug 17, 2012
    Seattle
    The man is incredible.

    I hate him. I hate him hate him hate him.
     
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  5. backporch guy

    backporch guy Tele-Afflicted

    One of my all time favorites since the Pure Prairie League days.
     
  6. DMeltzer

    DMeltzer Tele-Meister

    I am not a fan of country music - but damn! That is impressive! To do that without distortion is amazing...........Don't like the music, but RESPECT it!
     
  7. Pete W

    Pete W Tele-Meister

    285
    Jan 15, 2013
    Canada
    Vince is one of my all time favorite players no question!
     
  8. Brian J.

    Brian J. Tele-Holic

    581
    Nov 12, 2012
    pennsylvania
    he is a true master
     
  9. refin

    refin Friend of Leo's

    Feb 24, 2005
    Florida Panhandle
    amazing player and singer
     
  10. Stubee

    Stubee Poster Extraordinaire

    Jan 22, 2007
    Mid-Michigan
    Huge Vince fan & having played for decades, I make anything other than rhythm or pretty simple fills look difficult if you watch my face.

    Vince is one huge talent in every way.
     
  11. rangercaster

    rangercaster Friend of Leo's

    May 8, 2008
    portland, or
  12. Mark Davis

    Mark Davis Telefied

    Mar 2, 2003
    Bakersfield Ca.
    His tone is always so good.

    I like the blues licks he plays on this one.

     
  13. guitar dan

    guitar dan Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 19, 2011
    houston
    Wow! Thanks for sharing that. You're right, he is so effortless and smooth, and tasteful. He is the man.
     
  14. Donelson

    Donelson Tele-Afflicted

    May 31, 2011
    Nashville TN
    That's what Leo & team had in mind when they designed the tele back in the days -- to get that very sound! No gizmos needed, just a cord and an amp.

    I'm no strat-basher, but the difference in sound & feel between the first tune with the tele & the 2nd with the strat, same player, same gig, is pretty huge to my ears. They are different animals for sure.
     
  15. telex76

    telex76 Doctor of Teleocity

    Age:
    65
    Jun 24, 2006
    Fort Worth,Tx.
    Totally unfair to play that good and have that great voice at the same time.
     
  16. ASC67

    ASC67 Friend of Leo's

    Jul 3, 2008
    Minneapolis, MN.
    Vince is so smooth !
     
  17. rebelwoclue

    rebelwoclue Poster Extraordinaire

    Jan 15, 2012
    kentucky
    I am awestruck every time I watch this one. George Jones once said that Vince Gill had a voice too pretty for country music- he's done alright for himself though...:lol:
    Thanks for posting.
     
  18. bullfrogblues

    bullfrogblues Friend of Leo's

    Jun 5, 2011
    Southeast Florida
    Saw him about 3 weeks ago, he absolutely killed it!!! Every song, every anecdote, perfect. 2 hours and 20 minutes worth!!!
     
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