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Any acoustic guitar is suitable to play this song, but one with a brighter tone will help cut through the mix a bit better.

For Guitar 2, I’m using a semi-hollowbody guitar for this song, but any electric guitar is suitable. I’ve selected the bridge pickup for a clear, bright tone.

A Fender tube amp is the best choice to replicate the electric tone in this tune. Dial in a clean - right on the edge of breakup - sound - for example, set the Preamp Gain to 45%, Bass to 50%, Mids to 55%, Treble to 60%, and Presence to 65%. Add a touch of reverb to both guitars for depth.

Since we’re in standard tuning, I’m using regular light gauge strings that are 10-46 along with a heavy pick.

Fender Deluxe Model:
Drive: 45% Bass: 50% Mid: 50% Treb: 60% Presence: 60%

Spring Reverb:
WetDryMIX: 35%

Lesson Info
Instructor Mike Olekshy
Hey Jude