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mjgodin
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mjgodin
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09/18/2021 6:51 pm

Hey Mike,

I've been listening to some older 80's country music recently and was pleased to see two songs that really caught my ear are taught hear on GT. "Amarillo by Morning" by George Strait and Clint Blacks "Killin Time". I like these tunes because not only are the acoustic strumming parts easy to learn and fun to play, but also the electric guitar fills are manageable even for my ability. Well let's just say they are works in progress.

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What I really want to talk about though is that Baritone Guitar on "Killin Time".

What an awesome sound. Is it yours or the studios? Can't make out the headstock label so who makes it? Have you used it in other songs/genres? I'm learning the standard version guitar tuning you taught as a bonus lesson, thanks for including that by the way, but was wondering with all all these fancy features on todays modelling amps like the Boss Katana I have, could that tone be closely replicated without of course going out and buying a baritone guitar which like you said probably none of us have. What effect could give it that squawky tone and how low would I have to tune down?

Great job on the lessons. If there are any other songs from that era and genre on here with some gentle electric fills like on these songs please pass them on.

Thanks,

Moe