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Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by j b scott, Jan 3, 2003.

  1. Hey all TBers

    A friend of mine is some kind of phenonmenon with a guitar, he's been playing for year and years, but he's not into 'normal' music!

    He play all these kind of 'weird' songs (for lack of a more descriptive word) which allow him to play a million different scales and do all these hammer ons and bends and what not...he does like hendirix and a bit of santana, but mention foo fighters, incubus..etc..the guy only barely knows about them, let alone their songs.

    This has meant when we jam, we dont do so for long because we know very little of the same songs! and end up eating hot dogs and making milkshakes.

    Sometimes we just try to make a progression for him to solo over, but thats not that great, and i dont know much about scales and pentonics and arpeggios and whatever else..i do know the major and minor scales though!

    But anyway, he is going to hire a golf course clubhouse for his 18th and wants to play some numbers, and i was wondering if you guys have a nice list (maybe 10) of songs which are always good to cover at a party?

    I was thinking:

    Gunnes : sweet child, paradise city
    hendrix: whichever songs he wants
    santana: put your lights on
    Foo: big me
    Red hots: otherside, scar tissue

    But then i get stuck because i would opt for some nirvana or something, and this needs to be happy party music which will allow him to showcase his guitar skills (im content to just be the foundation for his solos, since it is his party)

    yeah so if you know some songs witch you think will fit in, and he will like playing and which the audience will like (like what covers always get the crowd going??)

    then that would be great!
  2. Phat Ham

    Phat Ham

    Feb 13, 2000
    Free Bird!!!:D
  3. Gabu


    Jan 2, 2001
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    Anything from David Lee Roth's first solo album.

    Now that's happy, happy, fun, stuff... ;)
  4. moley


    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    How about Happy Birthday? That's something fun that everyone can join in with... :D
  5. reachjkh


    Nov 21, 2002
    Lee's Summit, MO
    Skynarrrrrrrd! (says the drunk guy at the bar)
  6. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    It's like some weird gay porno.
  7. reachjkh


    Nov 21, 2002
    Lee's Summit, MO
    *dead silence*
  8. "My Sharona" by The Knack

    ...and I'm not kidding!

    "Start Me Up" by the Stones
    Any KISS will do too... well maybe not...
    Hey, care for Dire Straits?

    Gee what else? Hope this helps ya, and good luck!
  9. Stu L.

    Stu L.

    Nov 27, 2001
    Corsicana, Texas
    Screw happy. "Sucicide Solution" by Ozzy. If your friend doesn't know who Randy Rhodes was, then I pitty him for claiming to be a guitar player.
  10. The Who - My Generation, Baba O'Riley (Teenage Wasteland)

    He can jam during them, before, and after - that's the who way to do it, yep.. :)

    hope that helps :D
  11. moley


    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    I'm a guitarist. I don't know who Randy Rhodes was. Who was Randy Rhodes?
  12. I dunno. What does the guitarist want to play? Maybe if we knew what he likes, we could make more focused suggestions.
  13. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND

    Man, I have heard that wayyyy to many times.;)
  14. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    I cringed when I heard it myself....Im so glad I dont do gigs at dives like that anymore
  15. Stu L.

    Stu L.

    Nov 27, 2001
    Corsicana, Texas
    You have my pity.:rolleyes:
  16. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    This list feels a little 2003 to me.
  17. It's his birthday, let him make the list ?
  18. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification

    You don't say....
  19. mikew31

    mikew31 Supporting Member

    Oct 5, 2008
    Superior, WI
    Dude, he's messing with you.

    Randy Rhoads
  20. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    Uh oh...