What'ca play on those Tele's?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Skydog1010, Jul 10, 2019.

  1. chulaivet1966

    chulaivet1966 Tele-Afflicted

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    Thanks Skydog1010....

    I do have a few challenging muthers on that list.
    Thinking about adding "I've Got A Mind To Give Up Livin'" by Paul Butterfield.

    Back to it.....
     
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  2. Otis Fine

    Otis Fine Tele-Holic Platinum Supporter

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    Here’s one I wrote and recorded. The guitars are all Telecaster.
     
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  3. Jackroadkill

    Jackroadkill Tele-Meister

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    Punk, stoner metal and progressive vegetarian grindcore.

    I may have made one of those genres up.
     
  4. tfarny

    tfarny Friend of Leo's

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    Um, the same thing I play on any guitar? Rock, country, folk, blues. I don't play jazz on any guitars, not because I don't have the right guitar, but because I can't stand Jazz. Chords with numbers other than 7 I am very suspicious of.
     
  5. dickey

    dickey Tele-Afflicted

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    The Tele is the most expressive guitar ever made (REAL Teles, not one of the bastardized offshoots) so I can play anything I want.
     
  6. DavidP

    DavidP Friend of Leo's

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    My main player at present is an '89 American Standard with full Brent Mason mod (w Firebird neck mini HB)-- I can play pretty well anything/genre (maybe even some surf!) on it!!!
     
  7. Chiogtr4x

    Chiogtr4x Poster Extraordinaire

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    I just play everything I play ( which is pretty broad) on any guitar anymore, and this mindset comes from 2 main sources:

    -Playing a steady, R&R band bar gig ( years!) where we had to play quietly ( noise issues with neighbors) and even though I was plugged in ( PA), I could only play acoustic guitar
    - Had to sell a lot of guitars/gear years ago- hardship...
    So now I can surf, chickin' pick, and rock out with a Martin, or play ' acoustic' folk, bluegrass, instrumentals on a Strat or Tele
    To quote Bill Murray in Meatballs
    " It just doesn't matter!"

    ( happy to play!)
     
  8. beninma

    beninma Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Whatever the heck I want.. or gets suggested at guitar lessons. I'm not in a band and only have my Tele + an acoustic so everything gets tried on both guitars unless it's too high up on the neck to reach on the acoustic. (If I get a different acoustic it will have a cutaway I think.)

    Recent stuff:
    Cissy Strut by the Meters
    Lots of Neil Young the last few months - Natural Beauty, Needle and the Damage Done, Ohio (I've probably learned more of his songs than anyone else)
    Started fooling around with Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC over the weekend
    Did some Grateful Dead back around May
    Played Hopelessly Hoping by CSNY & the chords from Landslide by Fleetwood Mac recently

    I learned Handle with Care by Traveling Willburys earlier this year and I can pretty much never get enough of playing that song.
     
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