Mudcat Café message #367517 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #29203   Message #367517
Posted By: Murray MacLeod
03-Jan-01 - 12:05 AM
Thread Name: All-time favourite guitar lick
Subject: All-time favourite guitar lick
You know what I am talking about here. You are listening to a song, and suddenly you hear this amazing piece of inspired guitar playing which transfixes you.

I know that there are many 'Catters out there who have listened to far more music than I have, and I would love to have their opinions regarding these guitar "magic moments". Please let's not include whole guitar performances here, just these little flashes of inspiration which transform a song.

To start the ball rolling, my favourite guitar "magic moment" is by Doc Watson, singing"Snowbird" (Yes the Anne Murray song). At the end he plays this amazing descending run which just blows my mind. I can't even remember which album it is on, but I have no doubt someone can remind me

Maybe Rick Fielding can even tell me how to play it !


PS I just know somebody is going to nominate Nic Jones "Canadee-I O" so it might as well be me. Sorry!