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Nita Strauss Lesson: How to Play Alice Cooper's "I'm Eighteen"

In the video below, former Iron Maidens guitarist Nita Strauss, now a member of the Alice Cooper Band, shows you how to play Cooper's late-1970 hit, "I'm Eighteen" (also commonly known as "Eighteen").

As Strauss points out in the video, Cooper's original studio version of the song doesn't offer much in terms of a "solo" section.

As a result, Strauss wrote her own parts and solo section for the tune; essentially, this is what she plays when Cooper and the band perform it live.

Strauss' lovely and talented guest stars in the pro-shot video are courtesy of Ibanez and Blackstar.

We've also included a fan-filmed 2014 clip of Strauss performing "I'm Eighteen" with Cooper at the Hollywood Bowl.

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