What song demonstrates your favorite tone and how to get it?

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  1. wntbtw

    wntbtw Well-Known Member

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    Les Paul or SG thru a vintage Marshall is the pinnacle for me. One of my favorite examples:
     
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    That's the other one of theirs I love - such a groove!
     
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    Could be. I think it was just one of those freaky studio moments. I love the guy's playing and tone but to my ears he never sounds like that on any of his other solos.
     
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    Whenever I watch that I always enjoy that little shot of Michelle Phillips looking like she's having an orgasm. Although that could be a deluded fantasy of mine. Yeah the tone's great - we all know that - but Michelle Phillips having an orgasm....
     
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    Still in love with this, Les Paul into cranked stock Plexi...godly playing, godly tone, classic track...

     
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    Amen to this one! Billy and I went to the same high school, though he was a few years ahead of me. Saw them in concert before COVID, Billy's lost his voice, but man oh man he still play! Incredible.
     
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    I have to agree. it is the most mesmerizing song I ever heard as a young man, the whole song just blows me away, but the outro into the final climax is complete saturation of tone, it's ungodly in my opinion.
     
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    His cover of Killing Floor at monterey is insane. Tone and playing.
     
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    this is my take on great tone
     
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    I chose this song because of its texture. The entire album is an example of what happens when everything goes right, and really needs to be heard on vinyl on a vintage stereo console with tubes. I don't know what equipment they used in the studio to capture this stellar recording. When I saw them in '75 with Maggie Bell, and Grey Ghost, they were running an Ampeg backline. The Open C tuning for the guitars on this song really sparkles.
     
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    Pie or EJ with the Marshalls...

     
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    Can't pick just one. Priest Unleashed is up there.


    Scorps Blackout



    Jake E Lee Badlands. Thick and meaty.Especially starting at this chorus. And first song in

     
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    Something like these will do it.

     
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    Some tones I like









     
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    Preist! I really dig the part and tone towards the end of "Some Heads are Gonna Roll" when just the guitar is playing for a couple of measures (before Rob starts screaming).

    Oh ohhhhhh! duh da dah duh ......Oh ohhhhhh!

    :dude:
     
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