#1
Just got a 12 string and I really don't wanna tune it, but I want some good songs to learn, so please give me some suggestions.
#2
...Suggestions for what?

Tuning?

Or songs?
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#3
songs for standard tuning or how to tune it?

edit: i'm playing on my 12 string right now
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#4
Songs that don't require tuning the guitar?

There's this one song called "obnoxious noise".
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I don't know but I always thought it was EEAADDGGBBee

I don't even know why.
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Songs that don't require tuning the guitar?

There's this one song called "obnoxious noise".


Rofl.
#8
tune it down half a step, and for standard tuning put a capo on 1st

most of lives songs are half a step down, but all rythm sounds good on a 12
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I don't know but I always thought it was EEAADDGGBBee

I don't even know why.

it is, it just 2 different octaves!
#10
12 use normal tuning, you dont need to play a song made on a 12 string lol
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#11
I made another thread and everybody kept suggesting Hear my train a comin and I don't feel like tuning it so standard tuning for the 12 string, I don't want to know how to tune it right now, but maybe later.
#12
I think he was just adding his disdain for tuning his 12 as I side note and wants some songs to learn on his 12. On that note I would recommend, "More Than A Feeling" "I Remember You" "Turn, Turn, Turn" or maybe even "Wanted, Dead Or Alive". But if you don't dig any of those, then try playing some 6-string songs on your 12 and see what kinda results you can get.
#13
you can really play anything on a 12 string as you would on a 6 string. its the same tuning - EEAADDGGBBee.


and if you don't want to tune it i suggest you return your guitar and give up playing guitar.
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I made another thread and everybody kept suggesting Hear my train a comin and I don't feel like tuning it so standard tuning for the 12 string, I don't want to know how to tune it right now, but maybe later.
so just play whatever you would play on a 6 string...over the hills and far away sounds especially nice on a 12 string

and when you want feel like tuning it...tune to open c and learn to play john butler- Ocean
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#16
Patience - GnR I imagine would sound cool, mainly the lead parts.

Edit: Just remembered that Slash uses the ol' 12 for patience live, sounds very cool.
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you can really play anything on a 12 string as you would on a 6 string. its the same tuning - EEAADDGGBBee.


and if you don't want to tune it i suggest you return your guitar and give up playing guitar.
Just because I don't feel like twisting and turning 12 knobs for awhile because i'm tired doesn't mean I should return my guitars and quit. What kind of sence does that make?
#18
More Then A Feeling-Boston
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Both were on 12 strings
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Spam?

I didn't report

As to the subject

Chords are the same just with two strings each fingers.....
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Spam?

I didn't report

As to the subject

Chords are the same just with two strings each fingers.....

I'm just asking, is it considered spam?

And sorry about the double post, my internet is laggy today.
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I'm just asking, is it considered spam?

And sorry about the double post, my internet is laggy today.

No that's not spam. You asked a question and congratulated him.

This dude above is just particularly anal today.

Any nice acoustic song on a 6 would sound good on a 12 I can imagine. Just play something that comes to mind.
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#23
Ocean by John Butler Trio

EDIT:

Just remembered the standard tuning thing. Forget Ocean, it's in Open C
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No that's not spam. You asked a question and congratulated him.

This dude above is just particularly anal today.

Any nice acoustic song on a 6 would sound good on a 12 I can imagine. Just play something that comes to mind.


Now that's a good replacement for "gay"
#25
wish you were here by pink floyd or welcome to the machine by pink floyd or pigs on the wing by pink floyd which is a 6 string song but it sounds good on a 12 string.
#26
To answer the 'spam' if it is spam I don't really know, and it doesn't really matter to me. It is an acoustic, I wish it was electric. But acoustic is fine for me.
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anything by that green day ****
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