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Old 06-12-2010, 02:03 PM
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Default Favorite Acoustic Song to Play?

We've done this before - and it's always produced good results. What's your favorite acoustic song(s) to play these days? The more replies the better... maybe we can all "find" some new favorite tunes to play.

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Old 06-12-2010, 02:07 PM
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Beautiful Mess by Jason Mraz.

Although released as a band song, Jason does an awesome acoustic version.
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Old 06-12-2010, 02:08 PM
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My 2nd favorite would be Grace is Gone by Dave Matthews. Simply a beautiful song.
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steel stringer= Whistling Rufus (open G tunng)


nylon stringer= Malaguena Salerosa
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- My arrangement of Taylor Swift's 'Love Story'
- Taylor Swift's 'Christmases When You Were Mine that I transcribed last year
- Andy McKee's 'Ebon Coast'
- Antoine Dufour's 'Toi et Moi'
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Old 06-12-2010, 08:22 PM
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Cool songs - thanks - let's keep this list going...
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"Dust in the Wind"
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Old 06-12-2010, 09:27 PM
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Denis Turbide's "Samuel"

Also just starting, but already loving Larry Pattis' arrangement of "Waltzing Matilda"

For a strummer, Dan Fogelberg's "The Reach"
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Keith Urban's Only You Can Love Me This Way in dropped D.

Very catchy opening riff (that repeats throughout the song). One of the many YouTube tutorials here. Urban's version here.
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Old 06-12-2010, 10:54 PM
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'Sister Kate' - this is a version I learnt from Duck Baker's instructional DVD 'Classic American Folk Blues'. I learnt it in 2007 and it's one of those songs that I can now play with fluency and expression, and at different speeds, according to my mood. It's essentially bluesy but it has some really nice chord progressions and fingerpicking moves. I love playing it.
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We Just Disagree, by Dave Mason.

Normal tuning, not in E like he does it.

Sounds great on my 12-string.
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Ano Natsu no Shiroi Kumo (A White Cloud of That Summer) by Kotaro Oshio
definitely one of my favorites

I have the most fun playing duets and stuff. Right now I'm working on Don Ross's "Catherine" with a friend who plays viola. Fun, fun
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"Living in the Material World" by George Harrison is really sweet...
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"Mr. Arthur's Place" by Thom Bishop, "Roads to Moscow" by Al Stewart, "Just Like This Train" by Joni Mitchell and "Diamonds & Rust" by Joan Baez are my favorite acoustic covers to play.
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Old 06-13-2010, 06:57 PM
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Those are all great songs Sandy...
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