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Been mess'n around with the Strat.

The altered picture is me, playing my classical, leaning on the wall of the drive way that lead to the home where I lived in Brazil. I believe I was about 16.
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Comments: 46
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Uploaded: Dec 12, 2010 - 06:33:35 PM
Last Updated: Dec 12, 2010 - 06:45:43 PM Last Played: Jan 29, 2017 - 03:42:15 PM
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magnatone said 2387 days ago (December 12th, 2010)
Funky Blues
Go JOHN!!! lol - very creative, fun and COOL! (oh, and fabulous guitar licks!)
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FEEL said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
He he...
had fun with it... thanks for listening!
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sloparts said 2387 days ago (December 12th, 2010)
Wow, John
Blues at it's best my friend.

Some killer rhythm guitar and lead riffs. And the vox-lyrics tell the story.

This is a fantastic track my friend.

Ed
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FEEL said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Ed
Thanks for the encouragement. I always love your stuff.
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RAVENS said 2387 days ago (December 12th, 2010)
Very Cool
Very cool tune, it's always nice to hear you sing. Music does bring people together despite their differences. Great lyrics & your guitar playing is fab!

RAVEN ;-)
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FEEL said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Dani
Thanks for taking a listen... I really like the last collab you did.
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H3nry said 2387 days ago (December 12th, 2010)
Everybody loves the blues
At least the musical kind. I sure like this. Well played, well sung, tight, nice mix, nothing to disagree about here.
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FEEL said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Loved your latest Christmas post
and thanks for dropping by to offer some encouragement.
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RochaMalhada said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Mini-bike drag strip
Not everyone had a house in the middle of the block.... I remember that long driveway well.

Really cool tune, John!

. - Harold
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FEEL said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Harold
We wore that bike out... I found this pic over at moms place yesterday going through some old photo albums.
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Loob said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Oh yeah!
Play that funky blues man!
FEEL said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Loved your latest and greatest
Thanks for taking a listen
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dave_b said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Funky Blues
Great groove, nice changes, tasty licks. Sweet!
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FEEL said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Still
think you did an outstanding job on American Dream. THanks for dropping in.
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KCsGROOVE said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Funky blues!
Dig your playing!
Cool tone and notes!
KC
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FEEL said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Enjoyed those lyrics
and vocal melody as well on Rosa's Cantina. Very nice of you to stop by.
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jdholliday said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Nice!
note to self, try to colab with John! Very well done, great tone!
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FEEL said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
That
would be cool
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alackbass said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Funky Blues
I love me some funky blues! Nice playing! Cool tone!
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FEEL said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Thanks Andy
It's great having you here on MJ. You're such a contributor. Maybe one of these days....
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alackbass said 2386 days ago (December 14th, 2010)
Maybe one of these days....
Absolutely!
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ktb said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
Mess'n
John, very cool track. Hope you take time to mess more like this :-)

Loved the phrasing on the git, and your vocals sounded stellar.
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FEEL said 2386 days ago (December 13th, 2010)
John
Thanks for dropping by... really loved your latest collab.
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PeterB7858 said 2385 days ago (December 14th, 2010)
This is all together!
Hi John. Great guitar tone and groove. Nice sentiment in the lyrics as well. Good posting. Thanks! Take care, Peter.
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FEEL said 2385 days ago (December 14th, 2010)
Thanks Peter
For taking a listen and encouragement. Loved your latest.
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ziti said 2385 days ago (December 14th, 2010)
cool tune john
more of a rock song about blues than a blues tune...but very cool none the less....my only nit is the vocal sounds like its not in the same room with the band...i always have problems with that as well....

nice playing all around and a fine mix.

Bewwy Goot!!!

best
z
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FEEL said 2150 days ago (August 6th, 2011)
But...
It's the Funky Blues
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Vic Holman said 2385 days ago (December 14th, 2010)
FUNKY
excellent one for just messing around. great command of that strat John
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FEEL said 2384 days ago (December 15th, 2010)
Thanks Vic
Loved your latest... thanks for taking a listen
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egobandit said 2384 days ago (December 15th, 2010)
Messing around?
Your messin around is blowing me away love the funky blues! Get it together! Excellent!
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FEEL said 2384 days ago (December 15th, 2010)
Yeah
Definitely thankful to have you here to gather.
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lengold said 2384 days ago (December 15th, 2010)
That's the
real stuff, enjoyed.
Cheers
Len

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FEEL said 2384 days ago (December 15th, 2010)
really?
Thanks for dropping by and taking a listen.
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fasteddie said 2384 days ago (December 15th, 2010)
Lately
I've been playing my strat a lot. It's not the beafiest sounding guitar but man you just can't beat the action of a strat. Plays like freaking butter.

Killer chops man!
Much enjoyed.
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FEEL said 2384 days ago (December 15th, 2010)
I've got this
American Special Stratocaster HSS, the double coils come in handy just in case. Love the acoustics on your latest and the lyrics too. Who did the vocals?
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BlueLikeJazz said 2383 days ago (December 16th, 2010)
Youre the man!
For some reason this reminds me of The Butthole Surfers.
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FEEL said 2382 days ago (December 17th, 2010)
Thanks for dropping by
I haven't heard from that band in a long time.
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PockBluesman said 2383 days ago (December 17th, 2010)
Great Blues
Love the tone and playing of the guitars in this Real Funky Blues
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FEEL said 2382 days ago (December 17th, 2010)
I thought it might be
Better google and see. Thanks for taking a listen. Enjoyed your latest song.
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Ibstrat said 2382 days ago (December 17th, 2010)
Your
playing sounds great, and you are getting a really cool tone. I dig your vocals too- you sing way better than me!
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FEEL said 2382 days ago (December 17th, 2010)
It took several takes
and some cleaning up... but vocals are definitely not my forte. I get tired of asking people to sing my stuff and getting turned down so I got to do with what I got. Have you posted your vocals on macjams yet? I'd like to hear them. I dig your latest tune... some really solid blues. Thanks for taking a listen.
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BlueAttitude said 2285 days ago (March 24th, 2011)
Great groove!
Not sure if I'm supposed to comment on old tunes or not, but saw you had a blues tune and couldn't resist.
This is great dude! I dig the lyrics and vocals, and the guitar is talking to me.
~Dave
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FEEL said 2284 days ago (March 25th, 2011)
Dave
Sure man! That's what they're here for. Sometimes I wonder if there is any reason to leave these older tunes on the site. The songs appear to continue getting hits so I leave them posted. A comment is always appreciated.
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RichardSchletty said 2268 days ago (April 10th, 2011)
Wishin'
Wishin' I could play my Strat like that!
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FEEL said 2266 days ago (April 12th, 2011)
It's
all in the wrist. Thanks Richard for your kindness.
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paralax said 2260 days ago (April 18th, 2011)
very funky
nice song very well put together.rippin!!!
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The blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on a pentatonic scale and a characteristic twelve-bar chord progression. The form evolved in the United States in the communities of former African slaves from spirituals, praise songs, field

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