Song 14 - "Blitzkrieg Bop" by Ramones

Song: Blitzkrieg Bop
Artist: Ramones
Tuning: Standard (EADG)

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175 bpm is just rude! But look at my little arms!

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:joy:

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Holy crap this is fast!
Gonna take a while to get this consistent at 175bpm.
I can get the first half pretty good then my fingers turn to Jell-o.

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I’m currently killing it at 90bpm. We have a looong way to go!

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This should be played with a pick, right?

Should be ? - Yes.

Going to be ? - Not in my house.

I can barely keep up with two fingers let alone one pick.

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I’ve never played with a pick but thought this speed might hardly be physically possible without. But you sound optimistic and I’ll try to follow your example. :slightly_smiling_face:

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I grabbed a pic thinking it would be helpful - it didn’t last long.

@Barney - pick?

In my opinion, finger style is much harder than using a pick and alternate picking. I recorded it finger style.

Hey ho, let’s go!

Don’t mind my broke crooked pinky. It was acting up that day!

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Great job, as always.
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Great job! Did you start slower and ramp up or just got for it out of the gate?

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Here’s my take on Ramones Blitzkrieg Bop.
Hope you enjoy.

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I always get excited to see your covers and to see what magical bass you are are going to pull out from back there.

Bass/tone/you - all rocked!

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Thank, Brother @John_E . So busy now that I’m back to work. I got 3 bass that haven’t made the party yet, they will make there debut soon :rofl::joy:. This 3 weeks in between songs is perfect. I can work on other things. Don’t have too much time to get on forum. I’m so tired when I get back from work. Old man syndrome :rofl::joy:.
Cheers :beers:

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Nice Job there @Ruknrole , sounds good. :+1::beers:

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Thanks! Ha ha that’s funny!

Thanks!

I learn the song slowly without the music or worrying about the speed, then once I have it memorized and under my fingers, I start speeding it up. Once I feel like I’m up to speed (or close), I’ll introduce the backing track at normal speed. After a day or two it doesn’t feel fast anymore and I move on to record it.