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Old 10-10-2017, 04:05 PM
tango87 tango87 is offline
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Default I Am Waiting - how on earth does he play it?

Hello all,

This is one for the guitarists amongst us, of which I am just about one...

I've just listened to Lindsey's version of 'I Am Waiting' for the first time in ages (it was in storage, along with most of my life) - and I was reminded of just how utterly wonderful it is. Such a beautiful arrangement, stunningly played. So different from the Stones' original, which is really basic in comparison.

Do any of you guitar-wielders know how he plays it? It seems to be a non-standard tuning, am I right? But which one? Any thoughts on the finger-picking?

Then there is the fact that he is able to sing while he plays it, but that's another thing altogether...

Any tips would be very welcome.
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Old 10-11-2017, 11:07 AM
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It's on the soundstage dvd, the one featuring Stevie, as a bonus track.

Here's a youtube link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytnunZT3zJQ.

Thanks for reminding me. I must have listened to it everyday for a month back in the day.
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Old 10-11-2017, 12:22 PM
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Yes, I love the Soundstage version. He was on majorly good live form around that time, wasn't he?

On this clip you can see him tuning his acoustic before he plays - is it an open G? DADGAD? My ears aren't good enough:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=im6zZlWzKHQ
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