My first attempt - american woman

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joe160

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https://soundcloud.com/user-568737218/american-woman?si=21b51eea8a5c4e0eb231d970e86de3f6

So, this is my first attempt at playing and recording any song. I'm just beginning to learn and I'm not the strongest singer. I don't know why I chose this song other than it appeared it would be easy but it wasn't easy for me anyway. And I never used Garage Band before either so that was fun. When all is said and done I had a good time! So, if you feel you have the courage, give my version of The Guess Who's American Woman a listen!

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https://soundcloud.com/user-568737218/american-woman?si=21b51eea8a5c4e0eb231d970e86de3f6

So, this is my first attempt at playing and recording any song. I'm just beginning to learn and I'm not the strongest singer. I don't know why I chose this song other than it appeared it would be easy but it wasn't easy for me anyway. And I never used Garage Band before either so that was fun. When all is said and done I had a good time! So, if you feel you have the courage, give my version of The Guess Who's American Woman a listen!

William MG

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Excellent recording here Joe. Well done!

"If it sounds cool, it is cool!"

Mike O

Works for me!

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Excellent recording here Joe. Well done!

"If it sounds cool, it is cool!"

Mike O

Works for me!

JosephAlbert

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Thanks William MG.

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Thanks William MG.

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JosephAlbert

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Thanks RossPRS24. I had fun using Garage Band to record multiple tracks and then mix it. The whole idea of playing multiple tracks was brand new to me. I played the intro on a 12 string Takamine GJ72CE-12NAT tuned in open E which is the first time I ever used an alternate tuning. The rhythm I played on my Les Paul Classic. The "bass" was actually my Fender Standard Strat lowered an octave in Garage Band. The lead solos were done on my Ibanez RG550dx and I used a British amp with distortion in Garage Band. I'm having so much fun and looking forward to my next attempt probably with Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morison.

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Thanks RossPRS24. I had fun using Garage Band to record multiple tracks and then mix it. The whole idea of playing multiple tracks was brand new to me. I played the intro on a 12 string Takamine GJ72CE-12NAT tuned in open E which is the first time I ever used an alternate tuning. The rhythm I played on my Les Paul Classic. The "bass" was actually my Fender Standard Strat lowered an octave in Garage Band. The lead solos were done on my Ibanez RG550dx and I used a British amp with distortion in Garage Band. I'm having so much fun and looking forward to my next attempt probably with Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morison.

jimk8882

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Excellent!!!

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Excellent!!!

JosephAlbert

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Brown Eyed Girl is turning out to be much more of a challenege than I thought. Guitar 2 rhythm is pretty easy but the tempo is pretty quick. Which makes Guitar 1 quite difficult for me! So far I've only gotten the first 16 bars or so.

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Brown Eyed Girl is turning out to be much more of a challenege than I thought. Guitar 2 rhythm is pretty easy but the tempo is pretty quick. Which makes Guitar 1 quite difficult for me! So far I've only gotten the first 16 bars or so.

wena0

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Excellent bro! It turned out really cool for you. You really have talent and it seems to me that you definitely need to develop your skill and become better. I recently read about this song and tune at https://graduateway.com/essay-examples/american-culture/ It was discussed in the context of the development of American culture.

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Excellent bro! It turned out really cool for you. You really have talent and it seems to me that you definitely need to develop your skill and become better. I recently read about this song and tune at https://graduateway.com/essay-examples/american-culture/ It was discussed in the context of the development of American culture.