~Little wing Vai Style~

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  1. shotgunlew

    shotgunlew V.I.P. Member

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGqTcP9b_LI&feature=fvw]YouTube - Steve Vai - Little Wing[/ame]
     
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    Interesting...

    I hate the sound of his guitar...dialed down it has zero character, and when juiced up is over compressed...I know that's his tone though.

    I did like the singing--he has a great voice.

    While not my cup of tea, I think Jimi would have nodded his approval for the avante-guard rendition.

    :D

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    shotgunlew V.I.P. Member

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    His version Kinda reminded me of yours Greg. When you played it for when your buddys wife ( sandy if I recall ) died. I to this day think that may be the best tone Ive ever heard (your playing)
     
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    Thought it looked funny when I typed it; now I know why.

    LOL

    Thanks...
     
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    BCRGreg V.I.P. Member

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    Thanks, bud.

    I loved her. She was awesome.

    The vid in question....

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCnAUJhCq4o&feature=channel_page]YouTube - Little Wing by Grumpy Old Men[/ame]
     
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    Nice job, Greg. That guitar doesn't seem suited for that particular song, but you wrenched a truckload of feeling out of it.

    Very well done, sir.

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    Its like jimi did, He made his strat sound like Mt. St. Helens. Strats didnt sound like that , they sounded like dick dale and such.
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojUtFyfnIJE]YouTube - G3 Little Wing Jam[/ame]
     
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    ive seen the via vid before and i feel the same about it now as i did then.he has all the ability in the world and zero feeling,his tone is not suited to a song like that but good on him having a go at the vocals
     
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    Paragon Senior Member

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    Check out some of the Pearl Jam vids on youtube. Mike does a great job on guitar.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0FYzu6sJ0E]YouTube - Little Wing by Pearl Jam - Madrid 7-9-2006[/ame]
     
  12. Real_Hip_Hop

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    This sounds exactly as it should...considering it's steve vai playing "Little Wing"

    On a brighter note, Clapton and Winwood's recent live version of Little WIng is fantastic.
     
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    Yeah.. the clapton one was good. Saw it on TV.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdOIccg57k0&feature=related]YouTube - Clapton/Winwood Little Wing (complete) Izod 6/10/2009[/ame]
     
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    After hearing the original version for so many years, it just seems like something is missing from this one. He does have a lot of talent - I'll give him that.

    David
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTaWSXOg850]YouTube - Guthrie Govan and Rob Balducci jaming at NAMM 2008[/ame]
     

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