This Indonesian YouTuber’s acoustic fingerstyle cover of Guns N’ Roses’ Sweet Child O’ Mine is driving guitarists wild

Guns N’ Roses official video for Sweet Child O’ Mine currently has more than a billion views of YouTube. But coming up fast is Indonesian YouTuber Alip_Ba_Ta’s fingerstyle guitar cover version, which has generated over a million views in a just a week – and deservedly so.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.