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Cover of Eric's guitar parts in 'Steppin' Out'. Tutorials to follow shortly.

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I did this one with a backing track which means trying to remember, as best as one can, not only the notes, but the subtleties of Eric's (brilliant) timing. In the heat of the moment I forgot a couple of the little nuances in his playing, but I'll try and pick anything like that up in the tutorials.

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Lesson One of Nine...

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Thoughts on the Intro (Lesson One)

He certainly picks that 'F' (D string, 3rd fret) on the Cream live version and plays it, possibly with a pull-off, in the outro to the Beano recording, but listening again and again and again, I am not sure he even plays that note at all in the Beano intro. Hmm.

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Lesson Two of Nine

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Lesson three...

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Lesson Four... (this is the section with those upstroke rakes)

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Thanks Mark! As always - extremely well done and very helpful! :yah :applaude
 

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Thanks guys! So pleased you find them helpful. Here's number five...

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Last one...

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GREAT JOB..COVERING THE BEGINNING OF IT ALL .......THE SONIC OFFSPRING OF A 59 LES PAUL , A 45 WATT MARSHALL COMBO OVERDRIVEN BY THE AGGRESSIVE, MELODIC AND FLUID VIRTUOSITY OF ERIC CLAPTON.
 

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Hey Mark. Didn't know you were on the LPF but it makes sense so not surprised!

As a lot of players here, I suspect, we've been dissecting EC's playing for a long time. For me, Mark's videos are a great refresher on stuff I learned 30-40 years ago plus for learning songs or licks I just brushed on or never attempted to go through. Although I still like to do the dirty work (learning stuff off records - the ultimate ear training) Mark cuts to the chase and all you have to do is put in the reps. He is very accurate in his transcriptions.

I highly recommend donating to Mark's Patreon account to support his work. It's money well spent.
 
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