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Long, Cool Woman In a Black Dress

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by Steerforth, Sep 12, 2020.

  1. Steerforth

    Steerforth Friend of Leo's

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    The Hollies from 1972.



    EDIT: Better cut, more Telecaster scenery. :D
     
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  2. schmee

    schmee Doctor of Teleocity

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    Great one. Took a while to get the intro rif right but it's not that hard. Sounds like two guitars on the recording.
     
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  3. Zepfan

    Zepfan Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    Always one o my favorites.
     
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  4. Digital Larry

    Digital Larry Friend of Leo's

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    This song has a super strong association in my mind of driving into the apartment complex I lived in my sophomore year in college. I knew it wasn't Creedence but until recently I didn't actually know who it was... just that they sounded a lot like Creedence.
     
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    jrblue Friend of Leo's

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    Pop
     
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  6. 8trackmind

    8trackmind Tele-Afflicted

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    Its been on my set list since 1983.
     
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  7. Bella

    Bella Tele-Meister

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    I have always loved this song. I'm a big CCR fan and though I knew this was The Hollies, it definitely fits in Fogerty's playground.
     
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  8. Steerforth

    Steerforth Friend of Leo's

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    Edit for improved cut above. Check out the Telecasters.
     
  9. Jim W

    Jim W Friend of Leo's

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    Although Tony Hicks did not play the cool intro likes (Allan Clarke did) Tony is a wonderful guitarist.
     
  10. JoesTele

    JoesTele Tele-Holic

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    Great song. That entire intro is classic.

    I guess that intro is the Telecaster equivalent to the Stratocaster "Sweet Home Alabama" intro.

    Doesn't really matter to me, though, because I can never play it right.
     
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    percy Tele-Meister

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    voice and feel
     
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    Tele-beeb Friend of Leo's

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    I didn’t know Steerforth posted this or I would have jumped in earlier.
    Great song... I am currently un-learning and relearning it.
    I was looking to compare what I find to others’.
    A work-mate and I just discussed this week that any (from a number of) groups could have took this song (as recorded) to stardom.
    Creedence
    The Guess Who
    Eagles
    Bad Company
    Just a super song :)
     
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