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AC/DC Live Wire (Malcolm Part)

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    Devil'Fingers"
    Posted at 22:50h, 23 January

    Hey, was that duck-walk around 2:05 ? πŸ™‚
    Good,good cover

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    Ritchieyoung
    Posted at 23:12h, 03 January

    If u have ever watched AC/DC live in london 76′ in Wimbledon theather u can see that Malcolm’s guitar is a little bit out of tune ! Its exactly as how he plays it in this video so he is not out of tune, of course if his idea was to sound like the early live performances of the song and recordings πŸ˜›

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    Commander83
    Posted at 17:47h, 03 January

    Thanks for you Comments.

    This was the Standart tuning Version from the High Voltage Album.

    They often plays it earlier live it in drop tuning thats its true

    Greetz
    Marcel

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      HagusYoung
      Posted at 23:02h, 03 January

      what amp/cab? love your tone, nice and dirty. πŸ™‚

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        banane
        Posted at 23:31h, 03 January

        And the small box on the amp, is that an attenuator?

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    Dries
    Posted at 14:46h, 03 January

    tune your guitar?

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      banane
      Posted at 15:20h, 03 January

      What makes you think it’s out of tune?

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      JaiminhoPagina
      Posted at 17:00h, 03 January

      Ah. It’s just that old thing. πŸ˜›
      He is not out of tune.
      Angus, Malcolm and Cliff are the ones out of tune. πŸ˜›
      Their guitars were flat when they recorded the song (either that or the tapes were slowed down) πŸ™‚

      By the way, this performance is really tight! πŸ˜€
      10*
      Gretsch + Marshall Plexi = Awesome!

      Cheers!

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        rjofig
        Posted at 17:55h, 03 January

        As far as I can tell, they have used either standard tuning (A is 440Hz, bass string is E), or tuning the frequency of all strings down a quarter step (A is 427.5 Hz, bass string is midway between Eb and E), or half step (A is 415Hz, bass string is Eb). Long way to the top is the oddball one (bass string is F).

        Usually when playing along I can spot the pitch difference and re-tune, but it’d be useful to have a ‘cheat sheet’ with tunings for different songs, and save some time πŸ™‚

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          JaiminhoPagina
          Posted at 01:46h, 04 January

          A “Cheat sheet”? Well…That would be really hard since EVERY Bon Scott song has a slightly different pitch. O.o
          I mean… This would be only useful when playing along to the original records.
          πŸ˜›

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      JaiminhoPagina
      Posted at 17:01h, 03 January

      Oppps… My bad. I meant Mark, not Cliff. – lol

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    Commander83
    Posted at 19:35h, 01 January

    I was bored today so I make this Video. Have fun

    Happy new Year

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