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Yamagata ken
1st Jul 2016, 09:22
Scotty Moore has died aged 84.

Scotty Moore, guitarist ? obituary (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2016/06/29/scotty-moore-guitarist--obituary/)
Scotty Moore, who has died aged 84, was the guitarist who with Bill Black on bass made up Elvis Presley’s band for thrilling early recordings such as That’s All Right, Mystery Train and Baby Let’s Play House.In his autobiography, Life, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones remembered the life-changing effect of listening to Scotty Moore guitar licks on tracks such as That’s All Right, Blue Moon of Kentucky, Mystery Train, Money Honey and Milk Cow Blues Boogie. “Scotty Moore was my icon,” he observed. “I’d have died and gone to heaven just to play like that. How the hell was that done?”

Yamagata ken
1st Jul 2016, 10:00
How to play Mystery Train.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjeQUnt3Vtk

thing
1st Jul 2016, 21:33
RIP Scotty, an underated player IMO. Another great player from that era was Danny Cidrone who played the solo on 'Rock Around The Clock.' The chromatic run at the end of that is a finger twister.