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Originally Posted by: snpfarm
My whole intentions were to say that if Malcom or Angus were making that kind of stretch then their hands are way out of portion to their stature. I have to jump back and forth to make it work.

You can see pretty clearly how Malcolm played the riff in a couple of spots in this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAgnJDJN4VA

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Originally Posted by: snpfarm
My whole intentions were to say that if Malcom or Angus were making that kind of stretch then their hands are way out of portion to their stature. I have to jump back and forth to make it work.

You can see pretty clearly how Malcolm played the riff in a couple of spots in this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAgnJDJN4VA

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ChristopherSchlegel

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Originally Posted by: Herman10

To come back to the PO 's issue, easy work around;

A--2------2------2------2-2

e -----4-------5------6--

same note but little different sound and nobody will really hear the difference.

Good observation! When I've played the song live I alternated between the original fetting & these these options to keep it interesting.

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|-------------------------------|

|--2----2--0--2--1--2--2----|

|-----4-------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|--7--4--7--5--7--6--7--7--|

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#22

Originally Posted by: Herman10

To come back to the PO 's issue, easy work around;

A--2------2------2------2-2

e -----4-------5------6--

same note but little different sound and nobody will really hear the difference.

Good observation! When I've played the song live I alternated between the original fetting & these these options to keep it interesting.

|-------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|--2----2--0--2--1--2--2----|

|-----4-------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|-------------------------------|

|--7--4--7--5--7--6--7--7--|

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Originally Posted by: DraconusJLM

I can't get a photo of my Gretsch to upload but this is the website; mine has Orange stain:

https://www.gretschguitars.com/gear/build/hollow-body/g5420t-electromatic-hollow-body-single-cut-with-bigsby/2506011512

I would have gone for a 6120 but can't really justify the spend on top of my Strymon addiction :)

First, I love the orange and was thinking of a full hollowbody (but also want a Danelectro but ultimately aiming for a Gibson Firebird...soooooooo). I do think the Electromatics hold up really, really well. I've said it before but when I bought my Electromatic (solid body, single cut Jet BT in Jade) I wasn't intending on buying one. I just played it and loved the feel. I still do.

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Originally Posted by: DraconusJLM

I can't get a photo of my Gretsch to upload but this is the website; mine has Orange stain:

https://www.gretschguitars.com/gear/build/hollow-body/g5420t-electromatic-hollow-body-single-cut-with-bigsby/2506011512

I would have gone for a 6120 but can't really justify the spend on top of my Strymon addiction :)

First, I love the orange and was thinking of a full hollowbody (but also want a Danelectro but ultimately aiming for a Gibson Firebird...soooooooo). I do think the Electromatics hold up really, really well. I've said it before but when I bought my Electromatic (solid body, single cut Jet BT in Jade) I wasn't intending on buying one. I just played it and loved the feel. I still do.

snpfarm

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Originally Posted by: ChristopherSchlegel
Originally Posted by: snpfarm
My whole intentions were to say that if Malcom or Angus were making that kind of stretch then their hands are way out of portion to their stature. I have to jump back and forth to make it work.

You can see pretty clearly how Malcolm played the riff in a couple of spots in this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAgnJDJN4VA

Thanks Chris!! Got a great shot of Mal moving his hand back and forth. I've always liked watching Mal play that Gretch. Looks bigger than him. IMO I think he was one of the best rhythm guitarist.

This trying to get my left hand and right hand to work together is driving me crazy!

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Originally Posted by: ChristopherSchlegel
Originally Posted by: snpfarm
My whole intentions were to say that if Malcom or Angus were making that kind of stretch then their hands are way out of portion to their stature. I have to jump back and forth to make it work.

You can see pretty clearly how Malcolm played the riff in a couple of spots in this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAgnJDJN4VA

Thanks Chris!! Got a great shot of Mal moving his hand back and forth. I've always liked watching Mal play that Gretch. Looks bigger than him. IMO I think he was one of the best rhythm guitarist.

This trying to get my left hand and right hand to work together is driving me crazy!

ChristopherSchlegel

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Originally Posted by: snpfarm

Thanks Chris!! Got a great shot of Mal moving his hand back and forth. I've always liked watching Mal play that Gretch. Looks bigger than him. IMO I think he was one of the best rhythm guitarist.

You're welcome. Malcolm is a legend for sure. :)

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#25

Originally Posted by: snpfarm

Thanks Chris!! Got a great shot of Mal moving his hand back and forth. I've always liked watching Mal play that Gretch. Looks bigger than him. IMO I think he was one of the best rhythm guitarist.

You're welcome. Malcolm is a legend for sure. :)

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