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    Quote Originally Posted by nyahay bus View Post
    Duh. Steve Hackett.
    Check out Hackett's solo (approx. 4:09 in the video below) in this classic bit of Genesis genius. Thought EVH came up with that technique.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W35wtfcByIY

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    Players who appear average but are way above average..

    Paul McCartney.
    Paul Simon
    DAve Matthews

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    Quote Originally Posted by Borgoguy View Post
    Check out Hackett's solo (approx. 4:09 in the video below) in this classic bit of Genesis genius. Thought EVH came up with that technique.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W35wtfcByIY
    EVH? this thread is for the underrateds, not the overrateds.

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    Zappa's guitar virtuosity is always overlooked. Everyone is in a rush to be offended by his lyrics. Here he is with the previously mentioned Terry Bozzio, and Adrian Belew in a minor role:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTSBR7eHL_I

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    Kind of more in the Ryan Adams style, but very underrated IMO. Great voice and songwriter:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvqHW0s4gKo

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDOcbMic6mI

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    Check out Jerry Gaskill's drumming in this live clip. No doubt, the average rock fan has no idea his identity or talent. What a monster groover and human metronome.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a282ar709NE

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    Quote Originally Posted by Borgoguy View Post
    Check out Jerry Gaskill's drumming in this live clip. No doubt, the average rock fan has no idea his identity or talent. What a monster groover and human metronome.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a282ar709NE

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    May break my retirement for Reverend Horton Heat tomorrow. Irving Plaza is an awful venue tho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nyahay bus View Post
    Zappa's guitar virtuosity is always overlooked. Everyone is in a rush to be offended by his lyrics. Here he is with the previously mentioned Terry Bozzio, and Adrian Belew in a minor role:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTSBR7eHL_I
    I was there; FZ's pedalboard wasn't happening, so he threw the solo to Adrien Belew. AB was playing the Hendrix strat, so he just bent the living hell out of that thing; one of my favorite live moments ever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snell41 View Post
    Kind of more in the Ryan Adams style, but very underrated IMO. Great voice and songwriter:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvqHW0s4gKo

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDOcbMic6mI
    +1. was going to post Amos. Just didn't get around to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AFCEastFan View Post
    I mean, that's a friggin' clinic. And is there a tighter outfit than those three? Doubt it.

    Click on any King's X live performance and they just cook. Phenomenal musicianship. Gaskill belongs in the 70s with Bonham and Moon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Borgoguy
    I mean, that's a friggin' clinic. And is there a tighter outfit than those three? Doubt it.
    For me, it doesn't get any tighter than the disco outfit Chic in their prime and the first 30 seconds of Billie Jean and Wanna Be Startin' Something off the MJ Thriller album (seriously, give those two intros a fresh listen if you have any doubts). But these guys absolutely deserve to be on the short list as well.

    Quote Originally Posted by Borgoguy
    Click on any King's X live performance and they just cook. Phenomenal musicianship. Gaskill belongs in the 70s with Bonham and Moon.
    Couldn't agree more.
    Last edited by AFCEastFan; 11-30-2012 at 06:25 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AFCEastFan View Post
    For me, it doesn't get any tighter than the disco outfit Chic in their prime and the first 30 seconds of Billie Jean and Wanna Be Startin' Something off the MJ Thriller album (seriously, give those two intros a fresh listen if you have any doubts). But these guys absolutely deserve to be on the short list as well.



    Couldn't agree more.
    Tony Thompson. 'Nuff said.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Borgoguy View Post
    Tony Thompson. 'Nuff said.
    I think I've mentioned before that he is my favorite drummer of all time, so I admit I may be a bit biased re Chic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Borgoguy View Post
    Check out Jerry Gaskill's drumming in this live clip. No doubt, the average rock fan has no idea his identity or talent. What a monster groover and human metronome.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a282ar709NE
    Holy smokes; you got 'em rocking over here!

    I love these guys!

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