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 #159697  by gratefulredhead
 Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:42 am
Hi gang,

I'm sharing this because i think it managed to get a good aggressive but clean 78 tone here. Plus it might be the best performance my band has yet captured on video. I hope you all enjoy it! We had a great special guest on slide guitar that night...James Biehn from Des Moines Iowa.
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 #159713  by Jedstein
 Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:04 am
This is excellent, man! The whole thing -- vocals, amazing Jerry tone, ripping slide player, your ripping solo. I also dig the way you vary the licks in between the verses. That's key on this song, otherwise it gets repetitive, and you did a killer job with that. Great energy overall -- everyone looked super comfortable and it was clear that you guys were having a blast.
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 #159716  by lovetoboogie
 Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:34 am
That is just super fun to watch... I love that you cats are from Iowa and keeping it alive there! Great tone, great vocals...
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 #159718  by rugger
 Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:39 am
Very nice multiple camera video! The crescendo out of the solo was a highlight for me. Well done!

It's also interesting to me at this time because I'm on a bit of a '78 tone quest with my new AX8. I'm finding Jerry's guitar is really quite crunchy when digging in. The "clean" seems to come from lightening up one's touch--fitting with all the experts assertions to that end.

Anyways, your band looks fun. Great work.

john in san diego
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