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"While My Guitar Gently Weeps"
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Posted on 07/24/2013 10:44:48 AM PDT by navysealdad

OM PETTY, JEFF LYNNE, DHANI HARRISON, STEVE FERRONE, and PRINCE Performing "WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS" at the Induction of GEORGE HARRISON into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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1 posted on 07/24/2013 10:44:48 AM PDT by navysealdad
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To: navysealdad
I know that many disagree but there are very few performers who can do anything that remotely resembles justice to a true rock classic.And there are few rock classics that can be redone credibly by *anyone*,regardless of how talented.
2 posted on 07/24/2013 10:50:10 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit.)
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To: navysealdad

Wow! I never realized Prince could play a guitar like ringing a bell! His rifts were super smokin’!

Thanks for that post, a much, much better version of than George Harrison’s original ditty.


3 posted on 07/24/2013 10:55:02 AM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: navysealdad; a fool in paradise

I must say, I’m surprised to see iut work, but it does, doesn’t it. And Prince clearly steals the show and knows it! Punk!


4 posted on 07/24/2013 10:58:11 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: navysealdad

Pretty close to the original nad very, very good.

BTW, his son looks just like him as a young man.


5 posted on 07/24/2013 10:59:27 AM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: bigfootbob

Prince is an amazing musician and performer. Probably the best around.


6 posted on 07/24/2013 11:00:29 AM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: navysealdad

Prince, once again, shows his prowess as a guitar gun-slinger. Very cool.

While never giving up his “urban-black upbringing”, he continues to move guitar rock-and-roll forward. He gives quarter to urban hip-hop as valid entertainment but remains true to his roots by choking that stratocaster until it screams!


7 posted on 07/24/2013 11:01:16 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: navysealdad
Kenny Rankin's version is worth checking out.
8 posted on 07/24/2013 11:02:08 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: RedMDer

But Prince is really amazing in that.


9 posted on 07/24/2013 11:02:11 AM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: navysealdad
I love that song

I'm reminded that it was while Eric Clapton was at Harrisons house teaching George how to play this song that Eric fell in love with George's wife, Patty.

Eric wrote the song Layla about Patty.

George wrote 'Something' about Patty.

Eric goes on to marry Patty while Patty's sister marries Mic Fleetwood but divorces Mic when she discovers Mic with Stevie Nicks.

Anyway.....

10 posted on 07/24/2013 11:02:42 AM PDT by blam
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To: navysealdad
Down the hall from my old office was the practice of a "dentist to the stars"...we'd regulary see the likes of Bob Dylan (the dentist had been a childhood friend), Nicole Kidman, and yes - George Harrison.

I stopped in one day, and the doc toured me through his dental rooms - one of which had two of Harrison's guitars, all nicely autographed, accompanied by verifying photos.

11 posted on 07/24/2013 11:03:01 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (Carlos Danger for mayor....NYC deserves him)
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To: blam

BTW....Eric Clapton later married George’s wife, the former Patty Boyd.


12 posted on 07/24/2013 11:04:03 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam

Wait, what happened after that? Don’t keep us salivating for the rest of the sweet melodrama! What do we have, after all, Danielle Steel and Barbara Cartland?!


13 posted on 07/24/2013 11:05:28 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: bigfootbob

I have to agree with you on the Prince comment. Couldn’t figure out which one was Dhani Harrison, though.


14 posted on 07/24/2013 11:06:01 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (Qui pacem, praeparet bellum.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Have you heard the remix of this song on the Love album? It's wonderfully new and old at the same time.

-PJ

15 posted on 07/24/2013 11:09:51 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: perfect stranger

Prince


16 posted on 07/24/2013 11:10:04 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: navysealdad

Many, very talented musicians on that stage. Prince definitely knows how to play well, he is in top form here (and in mostly normal clothing)!


17 posted on 07/24/2013 11:10:44 AM PDT by Kolb (Compone Accomoda Supera)
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To: navysealdad

Nailed it!!


18 posted on 07/24/2013 11:11:31 AM PDT by wyowolf
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To: navysealdad

as long as Moody Blues arent elected to rock n roll hall i could give a crap less.


19 posted on 07/24/2013 11:12:33 AM PDT by Invincibly Ignorant
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To: bigfootbob

My beer drinking, partying buds of my youth would disown me for saying so, but Prince is the real deal as a musician, performer and composer in our era. His is that rare, combined, all in one sort of talent that he’s clearly worked hard to realize. That’s as much as I want to know.


20 posted on 07/24/2013 11:14:11 AM PDT by GBA (Our obamanation: Romans 1:18-32)
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To: navysealdad

That was great. Prince, ever the performer.


21 posted on 07/24/2013 11:15:52 AM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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bmfl


22 posted on 07/24/2013 11:15:59 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: RedMDer

“BTW, his son looks just like him as a young man.”

Yes, I was thinking the same thing. Amazing resemblance, as it should be, as it is George’s son. Prince was outstanding. A real showman type, but he was truly fantastic.


23 posted on 07/24/2013 11:16:41 AM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: navysealdad

That peformance really kicked butt. Credit where due, an outstanding job.


24 posted on 07/24/2013 11:18:05 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

“He gives quarter to urban hip-hop as valid entertainment but remains true to his roots by choking that stratocaster until it screams!”

Agreeed...great playing (but it’s a Telecaster).


25 posted on 07/24/2013 11:20:45 AM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Magic Fingers; Condor51

Telecaster: Color me educated.

Condor would be disappointed in me.


26 posted on 07/24/2013 11:23:07 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: navysealdad

Jeff Lynne has no stage presence, but he is one heckuva musician and producer.


27 posted on 07/24/2013 11:23:22 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: GBA

Still is, his Royal Badness.


28 posted on 07/24/2013 11:24:22 AM PDT by freedomson (Tagline comment removed by moderator)
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To: bigfootbob
Prince often gets overlooked as a guitar player, but he is one of the best. And if you consider his other musical instruments, songwriting, singing, and stage performance, there are very very few at his level. Too bad his weirdness factor turns many off. His cover of Just my Imagination is outstanding, but very hard to find.
29 posted on 07/24/2013 11:26:22 AM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: FrdmLvr

:: Couldn’t figure out which one was Dhani Harrison, though. ::

Seriesly! To Petty’s right on accoustic. Looks so much like GH that I’m thinking deja vu.

I recog’d Lynne, Petty, Harrison, Dhante, Winwood and Prince but who was the first lead soloist?


30 posted on 07/24/2013 11:27:35 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: navysealdad

Well played - by everyone involved.


31 posted on 07/24/2013 11:27:53 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: navysealdad

No Eric Clapton?


32 posted on 07/24/2013 11:28:37 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

He is. And so is Tom Petty. Either of them could have done a very credible job with the guitar solo, but neither would have been able to put into it what Prince did. I really like how this eclectic collection of talent came together (so to speak) to honor one of the greats. Well done.


33 posted on 07/24/2013 11:29:23 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

His name is Marc Mann, he’s worked with Jeff Lynne and ELO in the past. He did a fantastic job on that song...and then Prince came along and blew him into the weeds.

}:-)4


34 posted on 07/24/2013 11:30:51 AM PDT by Moose4 (SHALL. NOT. BE. INFRINGED.)
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To: bigfootbob

I don’t believe there is an instrument that Prince can’t play.


35 posted on 07/24/2013 11:34:32 AM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: Moose4

:: then Prince came along and blew him into the weeds. ::

Interesting choice of terms considering his association with Lynne/ELO but, yes, he did a commendable job of staying with the original licks which I found quite appropriate for the situation and venue.


36 posted on 07/24/2013 11:36:13 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: navysealdad

That was really NICE!
Thank you for posting.

My agent does a lot of advertising on the Internet, and I gasped as, right as Prince was doing that amazing solo, there was a pop-under ad for guitar lessons by....ME! Yikes! :-)


37 posted on 07/24/2013 11:38:19 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: BBell

You’re probably right. On his early albums he played all the instruments.

Yeah, he’s a weirdo, but he’s a very talented weirdo.


38 posted on 07/24/2013 11:39:03 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (The average American voter is an idiot. Which is how the Dems want it.)
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To: navysealdad

I love that song, and was lucky enough to see it played by the man during the George Harrison and Friends tour in Seattle, 1974. It was quite an ensemble with Billy Preston, Tom Scott, Ravi Shankar, Robben Ford plus I don’t remember the rest. They also played “My Sweet Lord” and “Something”.
Great concert among many back then...


39 posted on 07/24/2013 11:45:08 AM PDT by dainbramaged (Joe McCarthy was right.)
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To: over3Owithabrain

Prince is an amazing musician and performer. Probably the best around.

Absolutely. The guy is a genius. Writer, musician, singer, producer. The guy does it all. Sure, he a bit of a freak. But to be that friggin artistic you have to be. His solo on this video is just amazing. Loved watching the other guys watch him play.


40 posted on 07/24/2013 11:46:31 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: FrdmLvr

Seriously? Dhani Harrison was the young guy standing to the left of Tom Petty who looks like a very young George Harrison. Stevie Winwood has really changed, carries 60 pounds or more, still tears up the keyboard it appears.


41 posted on 07/24/2013 12:09:34 PM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: Vince Ferrer

His weirdness and hokey AM playlist songs like, “Little Red Corvette”, caused me to stay away from any of his tunes nor do I read pop magazines so he’s been nothing in my musical world. I’m serious, I had no idea Prince could play like that, now I’m gonna have to check some of his other stuff out to see for myself.


42 posted on 07/24/2013 12:14:19 PM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: Wyatt's Torch
Absolutely. The guy is a genius. Writer, musician, singer, producer. The guy does it all. Sure, he a bit of a freak. But to be that friggin artistic you have to be. His solo on this video is just amazing. Loved watching the other guys watch him play.

...and he's a hell of a baller. Just ask Charlie Murphy.

43 posted on 07/24/2013 12:18:09 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: over3Owithabrain

He reminded me of Jimi Hendrix when I saw Jimi play live in my hometown of Evansville, Indiana many moons ago. Spooky actually, the facial expressions and body movements Prince laid down was eerily close to the way Jimi performed. You can take this to the bank, Prince seemed better than Jimi in this video.


44 posted on 07/24/2013 12:19:43 PM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

It was supposed to be a joke.


45 posted on 07/24/2013 12:31:27 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (Qui pacem, praeparet bellum.)
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To: bigfootbob

It was supposed to be a joke. He looks so much like his dad it’s scary. I’ve never seen the kid before.


46 posted on 07/24/2013 12:32:47 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (Qui pacem, praeparet bellum.)
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To: FrdmLvr

Ohhhhhh...

taaaaayyyyy!

:-)


47 posted on 07/24/2013 12:34:13 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: Vince Ferrer
A friend of mine was a guitar tech on quite a few Prince tours in the past. The man is an incredibly talented musician but weird personality would be putting it lightly. You didn't talk to Prince, nor look him in the eye, if he wanted to address you he would speak to his attache’ who would tell you (what you just heard), you responded to the attache’ who would repeat it back to Prince. Break on of the rules and you were off the tour, never to work for him again.

if you are a blues fan, look for a Japanese import video of Prince performing a night of the blues, absolutely incendiary.

48 posted on 07/24/2013 12:34:55 PM PDT by Finatic (I ran out of change and have given up on hope. FUBO, I am so sick of your sorry a$$ you effin punk)
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To: FrdmLvr

Duh, I thought it was, but like I said, duh on me.


49 posted on 07/24/2013 12:40:19 PM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: BenLurkin

Didn’t Eric Clapton play lead guitar on the original song, not George Harrison ?? (Yes, the original version by The Beatles !!)


50 posted on 07/24/2013 1:08:01 PM PDT by RightWingNut
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