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A Couple Fun Songs to Play

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words.” — Victor Hugo

“All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.” — Frank Zappa

“I’ve been imitated so well I’ve heard people copy my mistakes.” — Jimi Hendrix

Here are a couple of fun songs to play.

Working Man (Rush)

Believe it or not, there are some Rush songs that you don’t need a music degree from Berkeley to play! 🙂

Rush has been my favorite band since I was a kid.

I even play in a Rush tribute band in the Chicago area (Animation a Tribute to Rush – check it out: https://atributetorush.com/)

However, I can tell you that some songs aren’t really out of reach for many of you.

Working Man is one of them.

In fact, there are a number of my beginning students that actually are making great progress with this song (even on acoustic guitar!).

And, even if Rush isn’t your main band, you can still learn a lot by figuring out how to play this song.

Here ya go!

Working Man

Here’s the TAB that contains the main parts: Working Man TAB

Day Tripper

Beatles songs are timeless. It seems that every generation at least knows about their songs (seen the movie Yesterday yet? Go see it!)

So, it is always a good idea to have some Beatles songs in your back pocket to play.

Here is a video on how to play the main riff to the song Day Tripper.

Here is the TAB to the lick: Day Tripper TAB

I hope this helps make you more successful in your playing!Have fun!

Rock on until the next time!

Best Rush Songs on Guitar: Top 10

Best Rush Songs on Guitar: Top 10

Here are the 10 Best Rush Songs on Guitar that Alex Lifeson did in Rush. At least they are to me.

What do you think?

There are so many to choose from, this is really a hard list to agree on. So this is just for fun. Just like I did with Closer to the Heart by the pool.

FYI: I do play in a Rush Tribute Band in the Chicago Area: Animation A Tribute to Rush.

I understand we might be one of the longest running Rush tributes on the planet. At least, that’s what I hear. The band has been together since it’s first gig back in 1987. It has gone through several different members (none of the originals are in the band now). But the music is still going strong!

Anyway, I thought it would be fun to put this one together.

I was also messing around with camera angles with my iPhone X. If I do this again I’ll use my amp sound..nothing like tube amps!

My band website: https://atributetorush.com/

Closer to the Heart - Rush (At the Pool)

Closer to the Heart – Rush (At the Pool)

Here I am simply lazing by the pool playing Closer to the Heart by Rush, with a little waterfall ambience..

Sometimes you just need to have some fun. I was on vacation at an amazing residence owned by a good friend of mine. So I grabbed my morning coffee, my guitar, went out to the waterfall, and played some songs.

Many of you know I am in a Rush tribute band, Animation – A Tribute to Rush. This has to be one of the easiest Rush songs to play.

This one is just for fun.

Enjoy!

. #bubblestaughtme