Top 10 Weirdest Guitar Sounds Ever Recorded

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Stevie7Strings

I totally agree with this list, no question. But how about the intro to "Information Overload" by Living Colour? Vernon Reid does some trippy stuff there!

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sleddawg

Interesting list...

Jeez, you coulda posted a link to the recorded version of Happenings Ten Years Time Ago. Here's one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAWcrjWLwGE (Sorry, no HTML so can't make it a link)

BTW, it's not an air raid siren it's a UK/European police/ambulance siren that one of them is playing...

Another from the late '60s I'd add is Blue Cheer's Summertime Blues. Outrageously primitive. We used to call the interlude bits and the solo "donkey guitar". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKT0Kz5VGhw
Pretty tame and lame now, but not back then.

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frank1914

I'd bet Fred Frith would be the first to say he didn't pioneer the idea of prepared guitar, but was deeply influenced by Derek Bailey, who he knew personally.

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RetroTonez

Sorry to see Bill Bartlett's severe acid trip guitar work on The Lemon Pipers 'Through With You' missing here - years before he did Black Betty.

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EternalSisyphus

True Colour Of Blood has taken the guitar to other universes since the mid 90s. You should really check out his stuff.

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hueseph

Beck was so ahead of his time.

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AX

It should be noted that Paul Gilbert's unique and original use of a drill on his guitar to achieve an unusual effct (1990), was essentially ripped off, rather blatantly, by Eddie Van Halen on the first track of "For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge." (1991)

On the lovely Sammy Hagar tune entitled "Poundcake."

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alansosa

Hey guys, Paul Gilbert doesn't use the drill on that solo... he uses it on lots of live guitar solos as in Mr Big's Daddy Brother Lover Little Boy... but in the clip you guys posted is pure fingers

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mcbuzzed

Les Paul had some pretty far out sounds in the fifties. Which made it possible for the artist on your list to make their sounds.

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