Ry Cooder's Tuning on Sister Morphine

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Stefmikhail
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Ry Cooder's Tuning on Sister Morphine

Post by Stefmikhail » April 17th, 2017, 5:39 pm

Some of the best slide work I have ever heard is Ry Cooder's playing on the Rolling Stones' track "Sister Morphine".

No matter how I try I can't figure out what he's using; there are some pretty crazy harmonies in there and maybe it's just staring me right in the face but I can't get them with the open G or E it seems.

Any suggestions?

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Re: Ry Cooder's Tuning on Sister Morphine

Post by dogbite » April 18th, 2017, 5:56 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xp4JgeyeOpY
this is all I could find on Youtube.

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Re: Ry Cooder's Tuning on Sister Morphine

Post by Stefmikhail » April 18th, 2017, 2:17 pm

dogbite wrote:
April 18th, 2017, 5:56 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xp4JgeyeOpY
this is all I could find on Youtube.
And of course it would appear I can't watch that video from my region; does he actually go over a tuning?

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Re: Ry Cooder's Tuning on Sister Morphine

Post by dogbite » May 18th, 2017, 8:11 am

bummer about youtube in your area. the video shows the guy playing in open A tuning. he shows you the licks. why don't you try to find something similar with the youtube of your country.

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