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Postby videorov » February 8th, 2011, 5:41 pm

Is there a list around the net anywhere.
What are some of the popular songs over the years that use alternate tuning and which is used.
Im getting into this tuning stuff and having fun finding new songs using diffrent tunings.
Something diffrent to play with.
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Postby dogbite » February 9th, 2011, 6:56 am

check out Keith Richards and his open G song list.
open G low to high D G D G B D

then do a search. you will find many songs for the Rolling Stones.
a good place to start.
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Postby tinsmith » February 9th, 2011, 6:56 pm

geez there's a zillion...Try Leo Kottke.....Any of the solo acoustic guitarists; any time period.
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Postby Minotaur » February 10th, 2011, 5:37 am

How You Remind Me - Nickelback, Drop D.
Bad Company - Bad Company, 1/2 step down and Drop D.
No One Knows - Queens of the Stone Age, C tuning - C F B E G C
Jackie Blue - Ozark Mountain Daredevils, 1/2 step down.
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Postby Elecktrablue » February 10th, 2011, 12:01 pm

A lot of Joni Mitchell tunes use "joni" tunings (she used a bunch of alternate tunings!)
Check out the old acoustic blues (a lot are done in Drop D or Drop E)
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Postby Steinar Gregertsen » February 11th, 2011, 2:16 am

Elecktrablue wrote:A lot of Joni Mitchell tunes use "joni" tunings (she used a bunch of alternate tunings!)


Here's a list of (some of) her tunings, and the songs she used them in:
http://www.sonicyouth.com/dotsonics/lee/misc/joni.html
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