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Photo of the Day: Like Bringing a Guitar to a Gun Fight

The photo at the left (full-size image below) has been making the rounds online today, and depicts a lone guitarist playing away while it appears there's a war going on around him. No biggie.

A caption on's PhotoBlog reads: "Libya's new regime forces fire their weapons at fighters loyal to fugitive strongman Moammar Gadhafi as a comrade plays a guitar during a battle in Sirte on Oct. 10, in a drive to control Gadhafi's hometown after a month-long siege."

The question of the hour: what song was he playing? Tell us what you think in the comments!

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Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.