ExDam­plE38 mick JoneS

Guitar Techniques - - PLAY ROCK & BLUES -

Mick Jones of The Clash was keener on a bit of lead gui­tar than many punk mu­si­cians would be will­ing to ad­mit. Em­u­lat­ing his char­ac­ter­is­tic use of ana­logue de­lay, this ex­am­ple fea­tures uni­son bends and heavy pick at­tack for an ur­gent feel. Though the sound is very ag­gres­sive, it’s more down to the at­ti­tude than heavy lev­els of gain – have I men­tioned that be­fore?

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