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ericthecableguy

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Originally Posted by: schmange
At the risk of offending anyone:

I've never understood the idolization of Jimmi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and BBKing.

I just don't get it.


Let me first attach my body armour.

Jimi is idolized cause he's dead. People worship him for some reason.I personally have no respect for the man, besides the fact that he was decent guitar player.

He was a hypocrit. He said things like "I'm all about peace and love" than, would beat women with bricks because they went to Noel's hotel room instead of his.

I also look up to the right people, like my father. Not some hippy who killed himself in his 20's on drugs-that's the kind of person kids worship...geez.

My 2 cents.
For life is quite absurd and death's the final word, You must always face the curtain with a bow
Forget about your sin - give the audience a grin
Enjoy it - it's your last chance anyhow.

METOOB

#151

Originally Posted by: schmange
At the risk of offending anyone:

I've never understood the idolization of Jimmi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and BBKing.

I just don't get it.


Let me first attach my body armour.

Jimi is idolized cause he's dead. People worship him for some reason.I personally have no respect for the man, besides the fact that he was decent guitar player.

He was a hypocrit. He said things like "I'm all about peace and love" than, would beat women with bricks because they went to Noel's hotel room instead of his.

I also look up to the right people, like my father. Not some hippy who killed himself in his 20's on drugs-that's the kind of person kids worship...geez.

My 2 cents.
For life is quite absurd and death's the final word, You must always face the curtain with a bow
Forget about your sin - give the audience a grin
Enjoy it - it's your last chance anyhow.

METOOB

magicninja

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Going off what Jolly said. I couldn't help but notice how the riff to Sabbath's War Pigs sounded like Jimi's Foxy Lady.
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#152

Going off what Jolly said. I couldn't help but notice how the riff to Sabbath's War Pigs sounded like Jimi's Foxy Lady.
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damaged

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Originally Posted by: schmange
At the risk of offending anyone:

I've never understood the idolization of Jimmi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and BBKing.

I just don't get it.


Me neither except.
Hendrix pretty much invented how to use the electric guitar. No one used it like him.

No hendrix=No satch
No hendrix=No Vai
No hedrix=No Yngwie malmsteen
theres more but i cant name of top of my head :cool:

#153

Originally Posted by: schmange
At the risk of offending anyone:

I've never understood the idolization of Jimmi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and BBKing.

I just don't get it.


Me neither except.
Hendrix pretty much invented how to use the electric guitar. No one used it like him.

No hendrix=No satch
No hendrix=No Vai
No hedrix=No Yngwie malmsteen
theres more but i cant name of top of my head :cool:

damaged

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No Hendrix I doubt the guitar would be where it is today, so its not to smart bringing him down.

1. I wonder how many wahs there would be today.
2. I wonder who would be the virtouso's?
3. I wonder if there would be half as many guitar effect companys today.

No electric guitarist should not respect jimi. If it wasnt for him you wouldnt be playing. mabey not a direct influence.

This post is'nt in reply to schmage.

#154

No Hendrix I doubt the guitar would be where it is today, so its not to smart bringing him down.

1. I wonder how many wahs there would be today.
2. I wonder who would be the virtouso's?
3. I wonder if there would be half as many guitar effect companys today.

No electric guitarist should not respect jimi. If it wasnt for him you wouldnt be playing. mabey not a direct influence.

This post is'nt in reply to schmage.

Akira

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Jee, I think there may be just a few assumptions in the above 2 posts.
You can now find me >here

#155

Jee, I think there may be just a few assumptions in the above 2 posts.
You can now find me >here

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> This post is'nt in reply to schmage.


it's schmange!!! dammit.
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#156

> This post is'nt in reply to schmage.


it's schmange!!! dammit.
Kevin's Guitar Tricks Lessons
Schmange Music U.K./Canada - Home Page
Schmange's iTunes

magicninja

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Originally Posted by: schmange
> This post is'nt in reply to schmage.


it's schmange!!! dammit.

Happens alot huh? I'm guilty too.....but 6 consonants and only two vowels it's gonna happen.... :)
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#157

Originally Posted by: schmange
> This post is'nt in reply to schmage.


it's schmange!!! dammit.

Happens alot huh? I'm guilty too.....but 6 consonants and only two vowels it's gonna happen.... :)
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CW14

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Originally Posted by: schmange
> This post is'nt in reply to schmage.


it's schmange!!! dammit.

BOL

#158

Originally Posted by: schmange
> This post is'nt in reply to schmage.


it's schmange!!! dammit.

BOL

Akira

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Originally Posted by: schmange
> This post is'nt in reply to schmage.


it's schmange!!! dammit.


I wonder how many grey hairs you've accumilated due to people misspelling your name...
You can now find me >here

#159

Originally Posted by: schmange
> This post is'nt in reply to schmage.


it's schmange!!! dammit.


I wonder how many grey hairs you've accumilated due to people misspelling your name...
You can now find me >here

ericthecableguy

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Originally Posted by: damaged
No Hendrix I doubt the guitar would be where it is today, so its not to smart bringing him down.

1. I wonder how many wahs there would be today.

Probably just as many minus the henrix models.

[QUOTE]No electric guitarist should not respect jimi. If it wasnt for him you wouldnt be playing. mabey not a direct influence.[/QUOTE]

Yes I would. I started playing because my friend got an electric guitar in grade 8, and I thought it was cool. I didn't even know who Jimi was at the time. Don't make assumptions so quickly please.
For life is quite absurd and death's the final word, You must always face the curtain with a bow
Forget about your sin - give the audience a grin
Enjoy it - it's your last chance anyhow.

METOOB

#160

Originally Posted by: damaged
No Hendrix I doubt the guitar would be where it is today, so its not to smart bringing him down.

1. I wonder how many wahs there would be today.

Probably just as many minus the henrix models.

[QUOTE]No electric guitarist should not respect jimi. If it wasnt for him you wouldnt be playing. mabey not a direct influence.[/QUOTE]

Yes I would. I started playing because my friend got an electric guitar in grade 8, and I thought it was cool. I didn't even know who Jimi was at the time. Don't make assumptions so quickly please.
For life is quite absurd and death's the final word, You must always face the curtain with a bow
Forget about your sin - give the audience a grin
Enjoy it - it's your last chance anyhow.

METOOB