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dsotm73
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#1
anyone know some songs in DGDGBD open G tuning?? i already got Clapton's version of Walkin' Blues down perfect just wondering if there are any others? any difficulty, any genre. thanks
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i believe, but don't hold me to it, that the white stripes song "catch hell blues" is played this way. incredible sounding and really simple

EDIT: it must be played with a metal slide for full effectiveness.
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thvstdffrnc
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Or is that one in open F... I can't remember. Haha.


pretty sure all open tunings are the same
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#7
Quote by thvstdffrnc
i believe, but don't hold me to it, that the white stripes song "catch hell blues" is played this way. incredible sounding and really simple

EDIT: it must be played with a metal slide for full effectiveness.


It's in open A actually but that's a good song anyway. You could play it in Open G.

Quote by thvstdffrnc
pretty sure all open tunings are the same


Not really. Open G tuning forms a G chord open F tuning forms an F chord.


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thvstdffrnc
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Quote by screamsoftly
It's in open A actually but that's a good song anyway. You could play it in Open G.


Not really. Open G tuning forms a G chord open F tuning forms an F chord.


i think a capo on the 2nd fret gets the job done
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#9
Man, the Rolling Stones stuff Keith Richards stayed in open G forever, the tele and the twin. Can't You hear me knockin', Honky-Tonk Women, Brown Sugar..... that stuff. IT that's not what you r lookin' for the sorry.
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Quote by thvstdffrnc
i think a capo on the 2nd fret gets the job done




I didn't think about that. Good point. Although, Open F would be tough to do with a capo .


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dsotm73
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#12
yeah ive finished that one too, its really good
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#13
Led Zeppelin - That's the Way
Gallow's Pole off the Jimmy Page, Robert Plant No Quarter album
Four Sticks off that same album
And you can play Travelling Riverside Blues in open G too.
And yes, I'm a bit of a Zep/Page fan. So while you're in alternate tunings why don't you tune to DAGDAD and play some Kashmir too
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Bron-Y-Aur Stomp


Yep, that one's open G, I've played it more times than I can count. It's also the first song I figured out was actually in an open tuning and took half the night figuring out what notes to tune to. Same for That's the Way. Friends is the one that's in a different tuning. In My Time of Dying is in open G too.

Gallows pole is standard tuning, unless I've been playing it wrong for 30 years...

Clapton...Rollin and Tumblin from Crossroads and Unplugged works fine in open G, he may have done it in open D though, I'm not sure. Motherless Children is a great song, I don't have a copy but have always tinkered with it in open G, that works well too.

George Thorogood - Bad to the Bone, probably others
Doobie Brothers - South City Midnight Lady
Peter Frampton - Penny For Your Thoughts

I hope you're into slide, a lot of these use plenty of it...

pretty sure all open tunings are the same


Not even close. Each tunes to a certain chord, and you can use major or minor chords as well. They sound different and play different in a lot of cases. Open G is nothing at all like playing open D. David Gilmour uses a minor chord a lot, and I think it's E B E G B E for One of These Days. That's a very interesting tuning to fiddle with, and if you can figure out the minor tuning he uses it gets some great sounds. I found it once and can't remember the exact tuning, but it seems like it's a D or E minor. I'll try to look it up again later when I have some time.
Hmmm...I wonder what this button does...
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#15
Quote by Paleo Pete
Gallows pole is standard tuning, unless I've been playing it wrong for 30 years...

I just watched the video again and you're right it seems he just tuned the guitar down a tone to play it in G. But it is possible to play it in open G, cause I have been =P Same can be said for Nobody's Fault But Mine (No Quarter version that is).

And don't forget to just mess around in the tuning too, especially with the blues stuff.
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#16
Quote by thvstdffrnc
pretty sure all open tunings are the same


How are they remotely similar?
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#17
I checked last night, Clapton did Rollin and Tumblin in open G. Did someone mention Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones? He used open tunings a lot, especially open G. Honky Tonk Women is a great example. Sorry, don't have time to re-read right now, I'm off to work in a few minutes.

Also I just read somewhere that Bron Y Aur Stomp was in open F, I'll have to dig out Zep III and check, I've always played it in open G and it sounds right. Page always liked using different tunings, and I think he tuned down a full step sometimes, which would account for Gallows Pole being in G. Maybe Plant's voice wasn't in top form that night and they all tuned down to accommodate? A lot of the time with older songs it's hard to tell, because the tape machines ran at different speeds, and they would also slow the tapes down or speed them up to get a slightly different overall sound too. It used to drive me crazy constantly retuning to learn songs...
Hmmm...I wonder what this button does...
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#22
Quote by thvstdffrnc
i believe, but don't hold me to it, that the white stripes song "catch hell blues" is played this way. incredible sounding and really simple

EDIT: it must be played with a metal slide for full effectiveness.

I believe you're wrong That's now how I play it anyway.

sorry i don't know any I'm afraid
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#23
Doesn't Andy Mckee's 'Drifting' use open G?
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Little Green - Joni Mitchell.

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#26
The live version of 'THAT'S THE WAY' by Led Zeppelin is definitely in DGDBBD or open G tuning. I am not sure if the studio version is as well, it may be but dropped a half or whole step.
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#27
We should have a sticky with songs in different tunings. A few more for Open-G are:

Son House - Death Letter
Muddy Waters - I Can't Be Satisfied
Howlin' Wolf - Red Rooster
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#28
Small Black Flowers - by the manic street preachers is in this tuning too. Awesome songs, awesome lyrics, try it!
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#29
Its been said before, but Keith Richards is the king of open G. Pick up any stones guitar book, I guarantee you'll find tons of keith richards licks in open G. He even plays some songs in open G nowadays that weren't in the first place (Jumpin Jack Flash comes to mind).
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#30
the delayed slide-guitar in "Band on The Run" by Wings is in open G...
it's really easy and fun to play!
here is an extensive list of songs in Open G:
Artist | Song
Del Amitri Tell Her -
Chet Atkins Black Mountain Rag -
Chet Atkins From Nashville With Love -
Chet Atkins Hawaiian Slack Key -
Chet Atkins Old Double Shuffle -
Chet Atkins Spanish Fandango -
Chet Atkins Stephen Foster Medley -
Duck Baker B-Rod's Rag -
Duck Baker Child of My Heart -
Duck Baker High On A Mountain/ Poll Ha'penny -
Duck Baker Miss Forbes farewell -
Duck Baker Poll halfpenny -
Steve Baughman Open C Textural Riff -
Steve Baughman Open G Textural Riff -
Rory Block Crossroad Blues -
Luka Bloom Jenny of the sun -
Paul Brady Arthur McBride -
Dan Ar Bras Blood Of The Boat -
Bill Brennan Will Ye No' Come Back Again -
Willie Brown Future Blues -
Buckcherry Lit Up -
Robin Bullock Flowing Tide -
Danny Carnahan Sangisangy -
Sonny Chillingworth Ka Wai Lehua 'A'ala Ka Honua -
Sonny Chillingworth Kaula 'ili -
Sonny Chillingworth Kukuna O Ka La -
Sonny Chillingworth Moe 'Uhane -
Sonny Chillingworth Pua Tuberose -
Sonny Chillingworth Wai Ulu -
Eric Clapton Mean Old World -
Eric Clapton Running On Faith -
Eric Clapton Sign Language -
Eric Clapton Walkin' Blues -
Craig Dobbins Lonesome Road Blues -
Mike Dowling Rosalie -
The Everly Brothers Wake Up Little Susie -
John Fahey Give Me Cornbread When I'm Hungry -
John Fahey It Came Upon A Midnight Clear -
John Fahey On The Sunny Side Of The Ocean -
John Fahey Round the Bend -
John Fahey Spanish Two-Step -
John Fahey Steamboat Gwine -
Kenn Fox Loose Change -
Ed Gerhard Away In A Manger -
Gordon Giltrap Fast Approaching -
Gordon Giltrap Heartsong -
Nanci Griffith Five And Dime -
Stefan Grossman Banty Rooster -
Stefan Grossman Easy Street -
Stefan Grossman Just A Closer Walk With Thee -
Stefan Grossman Moon's Goin' Down -
Stefan Grossman One Kind of Favor -
Stefan Grossman Someday Baby -
Stefan Grossman Working On The New Railroad -
The Guess Who American Woman -
Buddy Boy Hawkins Awful Fix Blues -
Buddy Boy Hawkins Jailhouse Fire Blues -
Buddy Boy Hawkins Shaggy Dog Blues -
Son House Dry Spell Blues -
Son House My Black Mama -
Mississippi John Hurt Frankie -
Lil' Son Jackson Gambler Blues -
Skip James Special Rider Blues -
Blind Lemon Jefferson Rabbit Foot Blues -
Robert Johnson Love In Vain Blues -
Laurence Juber Angels We Have Heard On High -
Laurence Juber Blue Lullaby -
Laurence Juber Double Espresso -
Laurence Juber Jesus Joy Of Man's Desire -
Laurence Juber Peace Of The Sky -
Laurence Juber Prelude & Silent Night -
Nick Katzman Panic When The Sun Goes Down -
Jorma Kaukonen Water Song -
Chris Thomas King Waterelon Man -
Pat Kirtley Both Sides Now -
Pat Kirtley Spanish Fandango -
Leo Kottke Arms of Many -
Leo Kottke Cherry County -
Leo Kottke Ice Miner -
Leo Kottke Vaseline Machine Gun -
Patrick Landeza Kahuku Slack-Key -
Sonny Landreth All About You -
Sonny Landreth Blues Attack -
Sonny Landreth Gone Pecan -
Sonny Landreth U.S.S. Zydecoldsmobile -
Sonny Landreth Wind In Denver -
Led Zeppelin Going To California -
Adrian Legg Ghosts in the Hills -
Furry Lewis Kassie Jones Open G
Furry Lewis Turn Your Money Green -
Rob MacKillop Air -
Rob MacKillop Black Sands -
Rob MacKillop Blew Ribben -
Rob MacKillop Corne Yairds -
Rob MacKillop Flowers of the Forest -
Rob MacKillop Generall Lellys Godnight -
Rob MacKillop I will not goe to my bed till I suld die -
Rob MacKillop Mary, young and fair -
Rob MacKillop Milne's Lilt -
Rob MacKillop My Lady Binnis Lilt -
Rob MacKillop Rory Dall's Port -
Rob MacKillop Who will dandle my Mary -
Mississippi Fred McDowell Gravel Road Blues -
Mississippi Fred McDowell Someday Baby -
John Mellencamp Pink Houses -
Memphis Minnie Let's Go to Town -
Joni Mitchell (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care -
Joni Mitchell Both Sides Now -
Joni Mitchell Circle Game -
Joni Mitchell Dr. Junk The Dentist Man -
Joni Mitchell Eastern Rain -
Joni Mitchell Just Like Me -
Joni Mitchell Little Green -
Joni Mitchell London Bridge -
Joni Mitchell Marcie -
Joni Mitchell Morning Morgantown -
Joni Mitchell Nathan La Franeer -
Joni Mitchell Roses Blue -
Sam Mitchell Jubilee Jamboree -
Sam Mitchell Sunshine In Houston -
Sam Mitchell Two-Step Swing Thing -
Bill Mize Road Scholar -
Hambone Willie Newbern Roll and Tumble Blues -
Charley Patton Bird Nest Bound -
Charley Patton High Water Everywhere -
Charley Patton Screamin' And Hollerin' The Blues -
Kelly Joe Phelps Gold Tooth -
Kelly Joe Phelps Mr. My Go -
Chris Proctor Fisher's Hornpipe -
Chris Proctor Huckleberry Hornpipe -
Chris Proctor Huckleberry Hornpipe/Limerock/The Kitchen Girl -
Chris Proctor Penultimate House on Salmon Beach -
Chris Proctor Sailor's Hornpipe -
Chris Proctor Sunset Medley -
Chris Proctor Three Jigs -
John Renbourn Blarney Pilgrim -
John Renbourn English Dance -
John Renbourn Fantasia -
John Renbourn Mrs. Power (Carolan's Concerto) -
John Renbourn Old Mac Bladgitt -
The Rolling Stones Goin' Home -
The Rolling Stones Little Red Rooster -
The Rolling Stones Shake Your Hips -
The Rolling Stones She's So Cold -
The Rolling Stones Start Me Up -
The Rolling Stones Tumbling Dice -
The Rolling Stones Undercover (Of The Night) -
Don Ross Little Giants -
Felix Schell Emma -
Doug Smith Fine Line -
Doug Smith High Roller -
Fred Sokolow Mississippi Jump Time -
Travis Tritt T-R-O-U-B-L-E -
Muddy Waters I Can't Be Satisfied -
Muddy Waters I Feel Like Going Home -
Muddy Waters Louisiana Blues -
Doc Watson Freight Train Blues -
Bukka White Fixin' to Die -
Leo Wijnkamp jr. Buffalo Gals -
Leo Wijnkamp jr. Flop Eared Mule -
Leo Wijnkamp jr. Red Wing -
David Wilcox Nightshift Watchman -
Zubot & Dawson Shame About It -
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I just want to point out the irony of oand's little title under his name saying "king of the quick reply" when he just posted 3 months later than the last post :P
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#32
Shake your Hips - Rolling Stones
Death Letter - Eddie Son House
If I had possession over Judgment Day - Robert Johnson (open G with capo 2nd fret)
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#33
Quote by oands
the delayed slide-guitar in "Band on The Run" by Wings is in open G...
it's really easy and fun to play!
here is an extensive list of songs in Open G:
Artist | Song
Del Amitri Tell Her -
Chet Atkins Black Mountain Rag -
Chet Atkins From Nashville With Love -
Chet Atkins Hawaiian Slack Key -
Chet Atkins Old Double Shuffle -
Chet Atkins Spanish Fandango -
Chet Atkins Stephen Foster Medley -
Duck Baker B-Rod's Rag -
Duck Baker Child of My Heart -
Duck Baker High On A Mountain/ Poll Ha'penny -
Duck Baker Miss Forbes farewell -
Duck Baker Poll halfpenny -
Steve Baughman Open C Textural Riff -
Steve Baughman Open G Textural Riff -
Rory Block Crossroad Blues -
Luka Bloom Jenny of the sun -
Paul Brady Arthur McBride -
Dan Ar Bras Blood Of The Boat -
Bill Brennan Will Ye No' Come Back Again -
Willie Brown Future Blues -
Buckcherry Lit Up -
Robin Bullock Flowing Tide -
Danny Carnahan Sangisangy -
Sonny Chillingworth Ka Wai Lehua 'A'ala Ka Honua -
Sonny Chillingworth Kaula 'ili -
Sonny Chillingworth Kukuna O Ka La -
Sonny Chillingworth Moe 'Uhane -
Sonny Chillingworth Pua Tuberose -
Sonny Chillingworth Wai Ulu -
Eric Clapton Mean Old World -
Eric Clapton Running On Faith -
Eric Clapton Sign Language -
Eric Clapton Walkin' Blues -
Craig Dobbins Lonesome Road Blues -
Mike Dowling Rosalie -
The Everly Brothers Wake Up Little Susie -
John Fahey Give Me Cornbread When I'm Hungry -
John Fahey It Came Upon A Midnight Clear -
John Fahey On The Sunny Side Of The Ocean -
John Fahey Round the Bend -
John Fahey Spanish Two-Step -
John Fahey Steamboat Gwine -
Kenn Fox Loose Change -
Ed Gerhard Away In A Manger -
Gordon Giltrap Fast Approaching -
Gordon Giltrap Heartsong -
Nanci Griffith Five And Dime -
Stefan Grossman Banty Rooster -
Stefan Grossman Easy Street -
Stefan Grossman Just A Closer Walk With Thee -
Stefan Grossman Moon's Goin' Down -
Stefan Grossman One Kind of Favor -
Stefan Grossman Someday Baby -
Stefan Grossman Working On The New Railroad -
The Guess Who American Woman -
Buddy Boy Hawkins Awful Fix Blues -
Buddy Boy Hawkins Jailhouse Fire Blues -
Buddy Boy Hawkins Shaggy Dog Blues -
Son House Dry Spell Blues -
Son House My Black Mama -
Mississippi John Hurt Frankie -
Lil' Son Jackson Gambler Blues -
Skip James Special Rider Blues -
Blind Lemon Jefferson Rabbit Foot Blues -
Robert Johnson Love In Vain Blues -
Laurence Juber Angels We Have Heard On High -
Laurence Juber Blue Lullaby -
Laurence Juber Double Espresso -
Laurence Juber Jesus Joy Of Man's Desire -
Laurence Juber Peace Of The Sky -
Laurence Juber Prelude & Silent Night -
Nick Katzman Panic When The Sun Goes Down -
Jorma Kaukonen Water Song -
Chris Thomas King Waterelon Man -
Pat Kirtley Both Sides Now -
Pat Kirtley Spanish Fandango -
Leo Kottke Arms of Many -
Leo Kottke Cherry County -
Leo Kottke Ice Miner -
Leo Kottke Vaseline Machine Gun -
Patrick Landeza Kahuku Slack-Key -
Sonny Landreth All About You -
Sonny Landreth Blues Attack -
Sonny Landreth Gone Pecan -
Sonny Landreth U.S.S. Zydecoldsmobile -
Sonny Landreth Wind In Denver -
Led Zeppelin Going To California -
Adrian Legg Ghosts in the Hills -
Furry Lewis Kassie Jones Open G
Furry Lewis Turn Your Money Green -
Rob MacKillop Air -
Rob MacKillop Black Sands -
Rob MacKillop Blew Ribben -
Rob MacKillop Corne Yairds -
Rob MacKillop Flowers of the Forest -
Rob MacKillop Generall Lellys Godnight -
Rob MacKillop I will not goe to my bed till I suld die -
Rob MacKillop Mary, young and fair -
Rob MacKillop Milne's Lilt -
Rob MacKillop My Lady Binnis Lilt -
Rob MacKillop Rory Dall's Port -
Rob MacKillop Who will dandle my Mary -
Mississippi Fred McDowell Gravel Road Blues -
Mississippi Fred McDowell Someday Baby -
John Mellencamp Pink Houses -
Memphis Minnie Let's Go to Town -
Joni Mitchell (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care -
Joni Mitchell Both Sides Now -
Joni Mitchell Circle Game -
Joni Mitchell Dr. Junk The Dentist Man -
Joni Mitchell Eastern Rain -
Joni Mitchell Just Like Me -
Joni Mitchell Little Green -
Joni Mitchell London Bridge -
Joni Mitchell Marcie -
Joni Mitchell Morning Morgantown -
Joni Mitchell Nathan La Franeer -
Joni Mitchell Roses Blue -
Sam Mitchell Jubilee Jamboree -
Sam Mitchell Sunshine In Houston -
Sam Mitchell Two-Step Swing Thing -
Bill Mize Road Scholar -
Hambone Willie Newbern Roll and Tumble Blues -
Charley Patton Bird Nest Bound -
Charley Patton High Water Everywhere -
Charley Patton Screamin' And Hollerin' The Blues -
Kelly Joe Phelps Gold Tooth -
Kelly Joe Phelps Mr. My Go -
Chris Proctor Fisher's Hornpipe -
Chris Proctor Huckleberry Hornpipe -
Chris Proctor Huckleberry Hornpipe/Limerock/The Kitchen Girl -
Chris Proctor Penultimate House on Salmon Beach -
Chris Proctor Sailor's Hornpipe -
Chris Proctor Sunset Medley -
Chris Proctor Three Jigs -
John Renbourn Blarney Pilgrim -
John Renbourn English Dance -
John Renbourn Fantasia -
John Renbourn Mrs. Power (Carolan's Concerto) -
John Renbourn Old Mac Bladgitt -
The Rolling Stones Goin' Home -
The Rolling Stones Little Red Rooster -
The Rolling Stones Shake Your Hips -
The Rolling Stones She's So Cold -
The Rolling Stones Start Me Up -
The Rolling Stones Tumbling Dice -
The Rolling Stones Undercover (Of The Night) -
Don Ross Little Giants -
Felix Schell Emma -
Doug Smith Fine Line -
Doug Smith High Roller -
Fred Sokolow Mississippi Jump Time -
Travis Tritt T-R-O-U-B-L-E -
Muddy Waters I Can't Be Satisfied -
Muddy Waters I Feel Like Going Home -
Muddy Waters Louisiana Blues -
Doc Watson Freight Train Blues -
Bukka White Fixin' to Die -
Leo Wijnkamp jr. Buffalo Gals -
Leo Wijnkamp jr. Flop Eared Mule -
Leo Wijnkamp jr. Red Wing -
David Wilcox Nightshift Watchman -
Zubot & Dawson Shame About It -




thats a hell of a list
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#37
Love at the Five and Dime, by Nanci Griffith is in Open G sort of(By sort of, I mean they are capoed at the third fret.), as is Goin' Gone.
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#39
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Ya missed Robert Johnson.

dsotm73, look up a Robert Johson song list, a few of his are in open G, but I can't recall which ones.


Ya missed the post date. 2009. 5 years late.