Jerry Reed Turnaround in Southern Nights

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Re: Jerry Reed Turnaround in Southern Nights

Postby Bluebird » Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:05 am

Glen was playing that lick effortlessly in songs years before the recording of SN, during the Goodtime Hour run which is probably when he learned it from Jerry.

I'll post an example later.

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Re: Jerry Reed Turnaround in Southern Nights

Postby Cowpoke » Wed Jul 29, 2015 1:43 pm

Yes, but I think Glen made it perhaps a little more complex than the guy in the video did?
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Re: Jerry Reed turnaround in Southern Nights

Postby Mike Joyce » Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:50 pm

I heard the same thing jay. When he was cutting the song Southern Nights I understand he was quite unsure of himself about pulling off the intro etc. I found this to be quite strange as Glen just seemed so natural on the guitar and in the studio sessions it was said he could hear a tune once and rip it off. In fact I read that in the sessions there was a blank page for Glen which read "Glen's solo" as he didn't read music but played it spot on, from memory.
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Re: Jerry Reed Turnaround in Southern Nights

Postby jay » Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:54 pm

It's an easy lick. I remember seeing a video where Glen said it took him a week to learn it...I immediately thought "BS". Jerry liked that little run...I think I first heard it on "Don't Think Twice" Jerry had a lot of signature licks, that showed up in different songs. He was very creative on the guitar...
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Jerry Reed Turnaround in Southern Nights

Postby Cowpoke » Sun Jun 07, 2015 3:39 pm

Here's a video on how to play that famous Jerry Reed lick in Southern Nights...

http://lanceallenstudio.com/jerry-reed- ... rn-nights/
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