Riders OF the Storm

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Here come the excuses and apologies (zoom). But when I saw Bryan’s tweet about the remix, I could not let it pass by

I’m a long time Doors fan, so when I listened to ColinJagoe’s smooth rendition of Riders on the Storm, I was inspired just to try out the tabs.

Then I cringed at monsters like “F#m7sus4” and “Bm7sus4” til I got to the bottom, and author had laid out them more clearly- I used the “frets” version, and once I went through it, it had a very familiar feel to The Pusher Ringy/Slidy Bluesy one I did long ago– I am guessing it is just in the minor range.

For my cover, I tried it the bluesy angle, almost the strumming pattern of The Pusher. After recording in Audacity, I was bummed because my input levels were too hot, so I shrunk down the amplification, and to cover up some, I tossed in a little reverb.

I really like the sliding progression, and I got a few new open-ish chords to mess with. I am not quite sold on the D-C for the fifth of the blues riff, but I can live with it.

Remix on.

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One thought on “Riders OF the Storm

    Coattail Rider « Introduction to Guitar said:
    April 7, 2014 at 11:54 pm

    […] I thought I’d try to build off of CogDog’s Doors cover by adding a bass track. Not too happy with the way it came out – it’s a bit too loud in […]

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