Steve Winwood - Can't Find My Way Home - Acoustic

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  1. HotRodSteve

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    Beautiful song, beautiful guitar. I finger pick that one, I think I'd like to try what he's doing there.
     
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    That is raw talent at its best.
     
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    Thanks for sharing, amazing song and performed by one of the greatest of all time:D
     
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    I watch that clip every six months or so. One of my all-time favorite songs. Very fortunate after loving it so long to see him do it to perfection a couple years ago at the Blues n Brews Festival.
     
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    Great tune!
    I play it at my solo gigs.
     
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    Beautiful, thx for sharing this vid!
     
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    I love this song. Especially like the acoustic version on “EC was here” (I know, no Winwood and am crazy about him … but great version regardless).
     
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    What the heck... is he alt tuned on the low E string only or something? The way I play it the last two chords are F-G. (talking about Winwood)

    Here's a superb fingerpicked version. Gawd this has great tone...
     
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    His #6 is tuned to D. He is playing F and G on the 3rd and 5th frets. I finger pick that by sliding an F shape from the first to G on the 3rd, but I like how he leaves room for his vocal up there by filling in the bottom instead.
     
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    I came up with a simple flat-picked version in standard tuning about 8 years ago and posted it on YouTube, and I'd almost forgotten all about it. I recently began playing it again, slower now and do a little intro, but here was the original version.

     
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    Man, tap154 I love how that guitar sounds. Is that a guild? It has such a cool, different kind of sound.
     
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    Thanks sleazy pot pie, it's a Silver Creek T-170 that I bought for two hundred bucks on sale from Musician's Friend probably about 3 years before that video. It's almost identical in its specifications to the EC Martin with a nice v-neck, and I love it. Solid rosewood body and spruce top.
     
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    I play alot of that on the first position chords finger picking ,its interesting to see him move up the neck for nthe G and A bass notes , I will have to try that
    thank you for posting
     
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    that was so cool - dude has been Rockin it since he was a teen (literally), and he STILL sounds that good!!
     
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    I watch that video at least once a week. I love everything about it.
     
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    Good lord, that is an exceptional piece. It is a moving and evocative song on its own, but man this guy wrings everything out of it. I'm kind of floored.
     
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    winwood should have know as god not clapton
     
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    Fricking amazing and beautiful.
     
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