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Songs in keeping with the general vibe of usedguitar.com, selected daily. You need Spotify to listen.

Hard To Handle – Otis Redding

March 25, 2013
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Our Tune of the day for Monday, March 25, 2013 is Hard To Handle by the Otis Redding. This was released in 1968 after Otis’ untimely passing. Lot’s of folks…

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Adventures in a Yorkshire Landscape – Be-Bop Deluxe

March 24, 2013
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Note: Please welcome Pat Bobst to our illustrious group of Tune of the Day editors. Pat played guitar with Washington DC’s mighty Kingface back in the day and continues to…

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Good Morning Little School Girl – Grateful Dead (Berkeley, CA – 10/20/68)

February 28, 2013
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Welcome back to the usedguitar.com Grateful Dead Tune of the Day. It’s been a while since we’ve posted something, we thought it would be good to get things rolling again…

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Brown Sugar – The Rolling Stones

July 12, 2012
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Our Tune of the Day for Thursday, June 12 2012 is “Brown Sugar” by the Rolling Stones from 1971’s Sticky Fingers from 1971 in honor of the band’s 50th Anniversary.…

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Tuesday’s Gone – Lynyrd Skynyrd

July 10, 2012
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Our Tune of the Day for Tuesday, July 10, 2012 is “Tuesday’s Gone” by Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1976’s One More From Road. Thanks to Michael for the suggestion. We are…

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Uneasy Rider – Charlie Daniels

June 27, 2012
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Our Tune of the Day for Wednesday, June 27 2012 is 1973’s “Uneasy Rider” by Charlie Daniels. Often considered to be a novelty tune, we think it goes a bit…

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Son of A Preacher Man – Ike and Tina Turner

June 26, 2012
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Our Tune of the Day for Tuesday, June 26 2012 is “Son of a Preacher Man” by Ike and Tina Turner from the 40th Anniversary Box set Edition of The…

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I Second That Emotion – Grateful Dead (Boston, MA – April 8, 1971)

June 24, 2012
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Welcome back to the weekly Deadhead Corner Tune of the Day. This week’s pick is a rare cover of I Second That Emotion, a song Jerry played frequently in his…

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So This Is Love? – Van Halen

June 14, 2012
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Our Tune of the Day for Wednesday, June 14 2012 is “So This Is Love?” by Van Halen from 1981’s Fair Warning. Luke and Mr. Champale wore this one out…

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Black Queen – Grateful Dead (East Rutherford, NJ – April 16, 1983)

June 10, 2012
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This week’s entry to the Deadhead Corner Tune of the Day is a guest appearance by Stephen Stills at the Meadowlands Arena in 1983. Stills had sat in with the…

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Roll Another Number For The Road – Neil Young

June 8, 2012
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Our Tune of the Day for Friday, June 8 2012 is “Roll Another Number For The Road” by Neil Young from 1975’s epic Tonight’s The Night. Yet another one that…

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Keep on Knocking – Death

June 7, 2012
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Detroit’s Death were brothers in both senses of the word- Bobby (bass, vocals), David (guitar), and Dennis (drums) Hackney started out as a funk band before morphing into one of…

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Stop Breaking Down – The White Stripes

May 30, 2012
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Our Tune of the Day for Wednesday, May 30 3012 is Robert Johnson’s “Stop Breaking Down” by the White Stripes from their 1999 self titled debut. We think Jack and…

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Driveway To Driveway – Superchunk

May 28, 2012
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TOTD/Memorial Day Edition: Funnily enough, Mr Champale was not into Superchunk back in their heyday in the ’90s. This was despite the fact that music critics, friends and acquaintances who’s…

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Highway 61 Revisted – Bob Dylan & The Grateful Dead (East Rutherford, NJ – July 12, 1987)

May 27, 2012
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This week’s entry in the Deadhead Corner Tune of the Day is from the ’87 tour they played with Bob Dylan in honor of Bob’s recent birthday. Dylan was obviously…

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The Outlaws – Green Grass & High Tides

May 26, 2012
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Here’s the Wikipedia link if you want the lowdown on this song: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Grass_and_High_Tides. All Mr. Champale has to say about it is that, back on the Friday or Saturday evenings…

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Answering Machine – The Replacements

May 22, 2012
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From 1984’s Let It Be comes Paul Westerberg’s rant against impersonal advances in technology. Utilizing only his voice, an electric guitar and a tape loop, he probably didn’t realize how…

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One Toke Over The Line – Brewer And Shipley

May 21, 2012
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Our Tune of the Day for Monday, May 21 2012 is “One Toke Over The Line” by Brewer and Shipley which originally appeared on 1970’s Tarkio. Legend has it the…

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Spanish Jam – Grateful Dead (New York, NY – February 11, 1970)

May 20, 2012
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This week’s entry for the Deadhead Corner Tune of the Day is Spanish Jam from February 11, 1970 which is perhaps the finest guest sit-in in Grateful Dead history. Starting…

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Leaving Trunk – Taj Mahal

May 19, 2012
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Our Tune of the Day for Saturday, May 19 2012 is Sleepy John Estes’ “Leaving Trunk” by Taj Mahal from 1967’s Taj Mahal. Massive groove. Great stuff, as is the…

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