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Re: Logic Pro X backing tracks

Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:42 am

So, I've now got my next month cut out for me, as I download and analyze these projects. 8-)

Y'know, looking at these just reminds one of how damned good these artists are and were. (Pretty damned good re-interpretation of them, too!!)
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Re: Logic Pro X backing tracks

Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:31 pm



4+20: Stephen Stills contribution to the Deja Vu album. I messed around with the song.
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Fleetwod Mac

Coming Your Way: song by Danny Kirwan from the early FM.
Coming Your Way.zip
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Purple Haze: based on the live version from Woodstock. Main riffs...no solo
Purple Haze.zip
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Voodoo Child: based on studio and Woodstock. No guitar...never had the balls to play it.
Voodoo Child.zip
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King Curtis

Memphis Soul Stew: impossible not to groove with Bernard Purdie on drums.
Memphis Soul Stew.zip
(474.26 KiB) Downloaded 62 times

Omega: progressive rock from Hungary!

Petroleum lampa: time to stamp your feet!
Petroleum lampa.zip
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Sapanyolgitar legenda: another one from the first record. Means something like "Legend of the Spanish Guitar".
Sapanyolgitar legenda.zip
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Fat Bottomed Girls: a classic from the Queen
Fat Bottomed Girls.zip
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Man in the Dark Sedan: live version from Manual of Errors.
Man in the Dark Sedan.zip
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School: one of my first transcriptions. It's kind of a mess.
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Re: Logic Pro X backing tracks

Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:24 pm


Aretha Franklin

Rock Steady: Pretty Purdie on drums! Most of the song is just me fooling around with some ideas.
Rock Steady.zip
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Never Let Go: loosely based on a live version from 1993
Never Let Go.zip
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Dave Berry

My Baby Left Me: fun song with Big Jim Sullivan on rhythm guitar and Mr. Jimmy Page on lead.
My Baby Left Me.zip
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Frank Zappa

More Trouble Every Day: there's no way to delay that trouble comin' every day! From "A Token Of His Extreme".
More Trouble Every Day.zip
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Firth Of Fifth: solo by Hackett
Firth Of Fifth 0643 a 0711).zip
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Larry Coryell

Souls Dirge: from a 1971 live record called "Fairyland". Larry on vocals in this one, he does a great job. And of course...Pretty Purdie
Souls Dirge.zip
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The Band

The Weight: ahh classic!
The Weight (0000 a 0059).zip
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The Who

Behind Blue Eyes: great drumming by Keith Moon here.
Behind Blue Eyes.zip
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The Rolling Stones

Miss You: boy what a rhythm this guys had!
Miss You.zip
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Re: Logic Pro X backing tracks

Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:03 pm


Invisible: progressive rock from Argentina! Formed in 1973 and led by one of the greatest rock musicians in Argentina: Luis Alberto Spinetta. They issued 3 records.

Nino Condenado: crazy time signatures!
Nino Condenado.zip
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La maquina de hacer pájaros: progressive rock from Argentina! A group formed in 1976 led by the one and only Charly Garcia.

Boletos, Pases y Abonos: great song from the first record. Never recorded the guitar part.
Boletos, Pases y Abonos.zip
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Bubulina: a section from another great song from the first record.
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Por Probar el Vino y el Agua Salada: a section from another great song from the first record (I happen to like this record so much!)
Por Probar el Vino y el Agua Salada.zip
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Pappo's Blues: blues rock band from Argentina led by one of the greatest guitarists in the world: Pappo Norberto Napolitano. Pappo was a world class blues guitarist. Some of you may know him from the live concert BB King gave in MSG in 1993.

Trabajando en el ferrocarril: really fun song to play.
Trabajando en el ferrocarril.zip
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Pescado Rabioso: classic rock from Argentina! This band was a supergroup created in 1971 led by Luis Alberto Spinetta. They played blues rock. They issued 2 records. Worth checking out!

Blues de Cris: amazing guitar on this one.
Blues de Cris.zip
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Re: Logic Pro X backing tracks

Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:13 pm


Led Zeppelin: my favourite so you'll see a lot from them.

Black Dog: pure Zep. Some sections based on the live TSRTS version. Studio solo (it's out of my league but had to try it)
Black Dog.zip
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Boogie Chillen: always loved Zeppelin bluesy medleys. From the TSRTS version.
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Bring It On Home: groovy bass from JPJ. Based on the HTWW live version.
Bring it on home.zip
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Celebration Day: mamama I'm so happy! Based on the TSRTS live version.
Celebration day.zip
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Custard Pie: Zeppelin grooves from 1975 onwards were insane! Solo from studio.
Custard Pie (0138 a 0215).zip
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Darlene: from CODA...Zeppelin trash was any musicians treasure
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Dazed and Confused: based on the first section from the live TSRTS version. They went crazy with this song live.
Dazed and Confused.zip
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Down By The Seaside: sweet song. The guitar parts are really fun to play.
Down by the seaside.zip
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For Your Life: tight but loose like they liked it. They only played it live once in the O2 concert. Based my self on this version...Jimmy at his 70 years old still inspires with his guitar playing.
For Your Life.zip
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Hello Mary Lou: another bluesy medley by Zep. This one from HTWW
Hello Mary Lou (LZ Live HTWW).zip
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Re: Logic Pro X backing tracks

Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:16 pm


Good Times Bad Times: incredible drumming by Bonzo!
Good Times Bad Times.zip
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Heartbreaker: based on studio, TSRTS and Earls Court 1975.
(1.81 MiB) Downloaded 61 times

Moby Dick: a percussionist...John Henry Bonham! Only the riff.
Moby Dick!.zip
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Nobody's Fault But Mine: groovy song.
(456.68 KiB) Downloaded 61 times

No Quarter: main riffs based on TSRTS version
No Quarter.zip
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Over the Hills and Far Far Away: based on studio, TSRTS and HTWW.
Over the hills....zip
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Ramble On: a pity they didn't perform this song live back in the 70s
Ramble On.zip
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Sick Again: based on the 1975 live version from Earls Court.
Sick Again.zip
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The Lemon Song: main riffs and a bit of the solo.
The Lemon Song.zip
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The Rover: a mix between the live versions from 1977 (they only played the intro before moving into Sick Again), an early rehearsal and the studio version. And of course...the solo!
The Rover.zip
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Re: Logic Pro X backing tracks

Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:42 pm

Echoes by Pink Floyd: first solo, then I skip the solo jam and the 2001 Odyssey trip sequence and jump right into 1813. I'm not sure I achieved a good sounding version. If you have any advices on how to improve the recording I would really appreciate it.
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Fairies Wear Boots by Black Sabbath: a classic from Paranoid.
Fairies Wear Boots.zip
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Great Gorge by Joe Farrell: first track from the 1972 album Moon Germs. A quartet also featuring Herbie Hancock, Stanley Clarke and Jack DeJohnette. Played the first melody.
Great Gorge.zip
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Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin: based on HTWW. Robert's vocals are just a guidance.
Immigrant Song.zip
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In It by Stone Alliance: live in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1977 :D!!!
In It.zip
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Out On The Tiles by Led Zeppelin: from Led Zeppelin lll. Apparently created by Bonzo!
Out On The Tiles.zip
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She's A Woman by Jeff Beck: excerpts from the 1974 live rendition of the Beatles song by the master Jeff Beck (backed up by the trio "Upp"). The song is also featured in the 1975 "Blow by Blow" album by Jeff.
She's A Woman.zip
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Tangerine by Led Zeppelin: from the lll album.
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Trampled Under Foot by Led Zeppelin: I can't stop talking 'bout love!...based on studio and the live version from 1975 in Earls Court.
Trampled Under Foot.zip
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Zulu Stomp by Stone Alliance: another track live in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1977
Zulu Stomp.zip
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Re: Logic Pro X backing tracks

Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:50 pm

Killing Yourself To Live by Black Sabbath: a 1973 classic full of Iommi's masteriffs
Killing Yourself To Live.zip
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Rat Salad by Black Sabbath: instrumental piece by BS based on a live version from 1970 (not sure if it was in Paris or Brussels).
Rat Salad.zip
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San Francisco by Led Zeppelin: an eerie interpretation of the classic by Scott MacKenzie. It's a great example of the rhythmic chemistry Zeppelin displayed live. For guitar lovers it's and authentic theme park...satisfaction guaranteed!
San Francisco.zip
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Smilin' Ed by The Section: an instrumental by The Section, a band I stumbled upon totally by chance...lucky me!
Smilin' Ed.zip
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Snowblind by Black Sabbath: a classic from Vol. 4. A song about the serious cocaine abuse the band was dealing with. Great Ward and Geezer interplay.
(379.86 KiB) Downloaded 49 times

Space Circus by Return To Forever: a jazz rock classic form the first album of this great band. Bill Connors on guitar in this one.
Space Circus.zip
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Superstition by Beck, Bogert and Appice: based on a live performance by master Jeff Beck. Here he teamed up with Bogert and Appice (rhythm duo from Vanilla Fudge) and formed a short lived supergroup with only one record.
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The Tale of Taliesin: from the one and only progressive rock band SOFT MACHINE!!! An amazing song from their 1976 album called Softs. John Etheridge in charge of guitars.
The Tale of Taliesin.zip
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Tomorrow's Dream by Black Sabbath: a great song from Vol. 4.
Tomorrow's Dream.zip
(389.79 KiB) Downloaded 57 times

What Is and What Should Never Be by Led Zeppelin: based on the HTWW version. Really fun song to play.
What Is and What Should Never Be.zip
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Re: Logic Pro X backing tracks

Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:51 pm

Hey Martin, thank you so much for your continuous effort! :D
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Re: Logic Pro X backing tracks

Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:34 pm

Be My Friend by Free: some guitar wizardry from the great Paul Kossoff. The original is from the album Highway issued in 1970. But this interpretation is based on the 1970 live version performed in the Isle of Wight Festival. The live versions were just vocals, bass, drums and a clean guitar (a perfect setting for these guys to shine!)
Be My Friend.zip
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Dreams by The Allman Brothers Band: another otherworldly song by the Allmans. Those who dare can extend the backing track and play the slide solo!
(2.26 MiB) Downloaded 37 times

House of the King by Focus: a classic by the almighty Focus. Based on the studio version, the live version from 1975 and the live alternative version from 1974. Jan Akkerman is from another world!
House of the King.zip
(543.38 KiB) Downloaded 52 times

Lazy by Deep Purple: a rock classic by Purple. Apparently Blackmore got inspiration form Steppin' Out by Cream to come up with the main riff.
(2.19 MiB) Downloaded 39 times

Sister Seagull by Be-Bop Deluxe: an anthem from 1975's Futurama. Based in the 1975 BBC live version included in a remastered and expanded version of the album
Sister Seagull.zip
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The Stingray by The Funk Brothers: a little bit of Motown rhythm!
The Stingray.zip
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War Pigs by Black Sabbath: interpretation of this classic from Paranoid
War Pigs.zip
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What's Going On by Taste: first track from the On The Boards album.
What's Going On.zip
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Whipping Post by The Allman Brothers Band: trying to fill the shoes of the guitar legend Duane Allman!
Whipping Post.zip
(2.37 MiB) Downloaded 43 times

Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin: a timeless classic. Always loved the live medleys and improvs so this interpretation is based on excerpts of studio, 73s TSRTS, 75s EC, and 79s Knebworth versions.
Whole Lotta Love.zip
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Re: Logic Pro X backing tracks

Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:51 pm

Cradle Rock by Rory Gallagher: a classic riff from the 1973 Tattoo album built around the "Bo Diddley beat". Based on studio, 1974 Irish Tour and 1975 Montreux versions. I'm not much of a slide player so no solo on this one.
Cradle Rock.zip
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Long Distance Runaround by Yes: a shorter and slowed down version of the prog rock classic. There's some odd rhythm from Bruford.
Long Distance Runaround.zip
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She Left (Take Me Home) by Led Zeppelin: Zepp's trash is another musician's treasure! Apparently this an outtake from the Physical Graffiti sessions. A true hidden gem.
She Left (Take Me Home).zip
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Tattoo'd Lady by Rory Gallagher: another one from the Tattoo album. The 1974 Irish Tour version is awesome!
Tattoo'd Lady.zip
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The Wanton Song by Led Zeppelin: a classic from Physical Graffiti. Lots of fun guitar parts and rhythms in this one. For the groovy riff Page recorded two guitars panned, the one on the left with Leslie Speaker (this sound can be achieved by using the Rotor found in the Blues Sppiner effect). Included some variations from the practice rehearsal available on Youtube.
The Wanton Song.zip
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