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GUNS N ROSES

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Dan Muller, Oct 10, 2001.


  1. Dan Muller

    Dan Muller Guest

    Sep 28, 2001
    Baltimore, Maryland
    I was just looking for any song to learn to keep me busy, and I stumbled across "Appetite for Destruction." "Sweet Child O' Mine" has an awesome bassline that's fun to play. Try to figure it out and play along with it. Oh yeah, I'm pretty sure its tuned down 1 step. I'm sure you can find the tab somewhere if you can't figure it out. It's complex sometimes. Have Fun!!!

    Dan
     
  2. Ask John Turner, they're his favorite band...;)
     
  3. Freakapotamus9

    Freakapotamus9

    Jun 20, 2001
    Nebraska
    dah dah dah ...... dah dah .... dah dah dah ... dah dah ....... here i am ...... dah dah ..... dah dah dah ...... rock you like a hurricane ....... dah dah ....... dah dah dah ......

    oh sorry .... wrong band .....

    knock knock knockin' on heaven's door .... there we go. :rolleyes: ;) :D
     
  4. Definitely, I love playing that bassline. The guy has a really distinctive tone, though. Does he play with a pick or fingers? I've always played it with my fingers, but I dunno what he does.
     
  5. Yeah, some brilliant music came out of that band. Shame about Axl's voice! ;)
     
  6. I saw them live (he he....i was only 8) and i'm pretty sure he was playing with his fingers...he was always hitting the strings downwards...oh, plus i've seen a few videos....

    In Sweet Child O' Mine he also uses a chorus pedal
     
  7. Dan Muller

    Dan Muller Guest

    Sep 28, 2001
    Baltimore, Maryland
    In the booklet for one of my G-N-R cd's he is playing with a pick. Maybe he does both, like many people do.
     
  8. Nate Dawg

    Nate Dawg

    Apr 8, 2000
    Denver, CO
    That song is played with a pick and it's tuned down a 1/2 step. I had to learn that song a while back for a cover band that I was in.
     

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    I meant to say that he WASN'T playing with his fingers!!!!!!!
     
  10. barroso

    barroso

    Aug 16, 2000
    Italia
    he always played with a pick
     
  11. Ah, I thought he might use a pick. Cheers. :)
     
  12. relamn, ever tried the edit button? ;)
     
  13. there's an edit button? WOW
     
  14. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Ain't that the truth!:p