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Favorite Tele solo in a hit song?

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by fendrguitplayr, May 11, 2011.

  1. fendrguitplayr

    fendrguitplayr Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    I'd say just about anything from James Burton when he was backing Ricky Nelson.
     
  2. piece of ash

    piece of ash Friend of Leo's

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    Stairway to Heaven... tired of the song... never tired of the solo.
     
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    Albert Lee with Emmylou on "Making Believe":



    Don Rich with Buck, simple but effective:

     
  4. newtwanger

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    Yep, that'd be about it.

    Duhduh daaa, nananananuh danana nuhnuhnuh....
    Da nana neeer dananuh nana nuhnuhnuhnuhnuh....

    I could play it in a coma.:D
     
  5. getbent

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  6. Jay Isler

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    This and Brent's solo on Don't Even Know Your Name are tops in my book!
     
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    Especially "Hello Mary Lou" - the quintessential Tele solo: short but innovative, and to the point!

    "Oklahoma Borderline" is another great choice.
     
  8. Breen

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    I believe this is Brent Mason on Tele, well it is Brent, but he could be on something else. I like it.

    Nice rhythm tone and playing, I THINK, from Dann Huff.
     
  9. jefrs

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    All of LZ1 and most of LZ2

    Bored of S2H, try Rock & Roll from LZ4 and don't tell me that twang is an LP
     
  10. fendrguitplayr

    fendrguitplayr Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Yep!
     
  11. Nighthawk

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    Back to the beginning, Stevie cropper in "Green Onions"... That solo is so elemental and so telecaster. There is no getting away from it.
     
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    One of my first favorite Telecaster (actually Esquire!) solos, but hardly a song ... ?;)
     
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    The Pretenders - Middle Of The Road


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    Connie Francis - Lipstick On Your Collar


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    Merle haggard ~ Tonight the bottle let me down


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    Ricky Skaggs - Highway 40 Blues

     
  14. TG

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    Hello Mary Lou is my favourite, but this one deserves honourable mention.


     
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    how about Clarence White on the b-bender tele with the Byrds:

     
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    Mr Roy Nichols with Merle Haggard on this song.


     
  17. Ramblin Ray

    Ramblin Ray Tele-Afflicted

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    You guys just about got 'em all! Let's throw Booker T's "Time Is Tight" with Steve Cropper in there too.
     
  18. Deaf Eddie

    Deaf Eddie Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    For the Tele tone, Jimmy McCarty's solos in with Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels's version of "Devil in the Blue Dress/Good Golly, Miss Molly" has always been a standout in my mind... And then, I found out it he played a Gibson ES-335!
     
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    Does Merle have a cigarette hanging from his right hand the whole song????
     
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