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Joseph
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Joseph
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02/21/2001 6:13 am
By force of habit, during our practice sessions, or when we invite some friends over, and even when ever first pick up the guitar, there is always that particular technique certain style that we tend to rely on unconsciously. And there are certain parts from our favorite solos that just come out of nowhere, and that we tend to incorporate into our own style. Which guitar solo, or certain parts from it do you catch yourself playing (at the spir of the moment), perhaps when you're nervous, or whenever you touch a fresh set of strings? And what makes it so special?

Whenever I'm at home, where I'm relaxed after a long day at work, when my fingers hit those strings, certain solo parts from "Stairway To Heaven" always reach the surface. I love this song, and the structure of this solo, its something that I'm very comfortable playing, and it always strikes that chord inside of me whenever I play just a few bars. What really fascinates me about this solo (arguably the greatest solo of all time), is that it was written rather impulsively. And the fact that altough page targets the F note which is not included in the A minor scale, it still seems to work. Theres just something very special there. Page had the ability to work around changes. Theres are just so many memories with this song, and I can't never talk about it enough, I think its safe to say my comfort spot lies within this song.

-Joseph, :).


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