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Old 08-10-2019, 01:53 PM
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Default The Beach Boys - California Girls - Fingerstyle Guitar Cover



Here's my fingerstyle version of "California Girls" by The Beach Boys.

That chorus was definitely trickier than I thought it would be!



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Old 08-10-2019, 02:58 PM
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Very cool. The Eastman sounds great!
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Great job! I really enjoyed it.
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Old 08-10-2019, 07:30 PM
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Very cool. The Eastman sounds great!


Thanks! Love the sound of the Eastman too!
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Old 08-10-2019, 07:32 PM
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Great job! I really enjoyed it.


Thanks for checking it out!
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I'm picking up good vibrations!
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Old 08-11-2019, 12:27 PM
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Nice work, interesting arrangement.
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Very nice, I liked it a lot! Well done.
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That looks like it was a lot of work to arrange. Great job.
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Very nice, I liked it a lot! Well done.


Thanks! Glad you liked it!
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That looks like it was a lot of work to arrange. Great job.


Thanks! Yeah, the chorus was a little tricky for a guitar.
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Old 08-12-2019, 03:26 PM
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mystfingerstyle, very nice rendition and picking. I'm inspired to steal that now.
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Old 08-12-2019, 07:00 PM
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Great tune, Nice arrangement!
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