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Your favorite piano part?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by RoscoeElegante, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. RoscoeElegante

    RoscoeElegante Friend of Leo's

    Feb 19, 2015
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  2. tintag27

    tintag27 Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    The Height of Cool...
     
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  3. micpoc

    micpoc Friend of Leo's

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    Putting aside jazz and classical music, this one by far...

     
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  4. David Barnett

    David Barnett Doctor of Teleocity

    Intro - acoustic piano - Joe Cocker's cover of "Feelin' Alright":



    For years I thought this was Chris Stainton but apparently it's Artie Butler.

    Intro - electric piano - Small Faces "Lazy Sunday":



    At least we know this is Ian McLagan!

    Another Ian McLagan:

     
  5. Shuster

    Shuster Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Pure Dudley Magic my friends, just melts me every time:)

     
  6. micpoc

    micpoc Friend of Leo's

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    Actually, it's between that one and this one...

     
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    a day in the life
     
  8. Georox

    Georox Tele-Afflicted

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    You beat me to that one.
     
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  10. Kerberos

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    Lady Madonna. Paul really cranks it, just a great lick.
     
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  11. BorderRadio

    BorderRadio Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    Rikki Don’t Lose That Number always hits a spot for me. It’s a total ‘sample’ of Horace Silver’s Song for My Father, right? :)



     
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  12. Cobra1957

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    Some of the best piano playing ever.
     
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  13. Cobra1957

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    It’s is said Floyd wrote this while trying to mimic the nuances of a lead guitar.
     
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  14. P Thought

    P Thought Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Three come to mind: Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata", his "Appassionata", and Floyd Kramer's "The Last Date".





    @RoscoeElegante, I appreciate your starting this thread. I love piano music, and I have a bad habit of not noticing it sometimes when I hear it.
     
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  15. swany

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    Billy Joel, New York state of mind, the whole song is great playing but the intro is just about perfect.
     
  16. rand z

    rand z Friend of Leo's

    Feb 19, 2004
    trumansburg, ny
    Too many in various genre.

    - Intro to Stones "Monkey Man."

    - Intro to Traffic's "Glad/Freedom Rider."

    - Outro to Clapton's "Layla."

    - Intro to Steely Dan's "Josie." (And LOTS of other SD stuff.)

    - Almost anything Leon Russell played or played on.

    - Looking way back, all of Scott Joplin's work.


    I really could do this all day...
     
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  17. Tommy Biggs

    Tommy Biggs Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 17, 2010
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    Bill Evans - Blue In Green, Flamenco Sketches
    DeBussy's Claire De Lune

    Bruce Hornsby did a nice version of Jack Straw on Deadicated. Nothing spectacular, but it always resonated for me.

    Johnny Johnson for sure - I LOVE the little piano in Maybelline.
     
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  18. brogh

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    the little wheels & the bar that holds the cover open :) sorry .. now i disappear in silence .. swishhhhhhhhhh :lol:
     
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  19. daddyplaysbass

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    Al Casey piano break at about 1:30; kinda simple but so cool. Al was a guitarist but............. Anyway who woulda thought Duane Eddy played the Blues? On a Gretsch ?


     
  20. fjfinamore

    fjfinamore TDPRI Member

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    Bud Powell, Un Poco Loco


    Bill Evans, Five
     
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