Beat It

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Big Bad Bill
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Better than the original!
Patill
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no :lol:
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I enjoyed it, but this performance by the man himself is simply SHATTERING:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9UjZUTv ... re=related

:headbang :headbang :guitar :guitar
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If it gets cold reheat it..
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Holy Smokes!! Steve should release THAT.............. :headbang
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It's a very nice homage to Michael Jackson, the song itself has such a groove!
Thanks Mikey for the link, I noticed it made its way to the News page too!

Funny how more versions of that performance are coming out on YouTube, and of course they all are a bit different in sound and quality.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53b4ArjE5tI
(This was also on Meinl Guitar Festival YouTube page).
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cnc74 wrote:This is great. I think I've watched this about ten times today.
Thanks Mikey! Awesome stuff
I share these thoughts!!! :D :D :guitar :guitar As always, Vai and Timmons do an AMAZING job on this one, too!!!! :o :guitar :guitar :peace 8)
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Samuele wrote: Funny how more versions of that performance are coming out on YouTube, and of course they all are a bit different in sound and quality.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53b4ArjE5tI
(This was also on Meinl Guitar Festival YouTube page).

you did realize they are the same, do you?
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Patill wrote:you did realize they are the same, do you?
I meant other recorded versions of the same live performance, of which there obviously was only one! :)
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That was really cool.

Each time they played the "transition riff" from the chorus to the verses, I thought Steve was going to segue the hommage into "Midway Creatures" ! ;)
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Very cool idea and nice groove!
I didn't like the solos all that much, nothing
spectacular from either player but that's not what this was about.
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hey !
here you have the beat-it video from the official meinl-guitarfestival homepage.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFudTxfO9ak" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

have fun !
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^

Great find!
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mainitz wrote:hey !
here you have the beat-it video from the official meinl-guitarfestival homepage.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFudTxfO9ak" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

have fun !
The quality probably "beats" all of the other videos, but it's a bit of a letdown that the camera operators seemed to not follow Steve's and Andy's solos closer.

You will find that video on Meinl Guitar Festival page, too: http://meinlguitarfestival.com/index.php?id=29

Thanks for the link!
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I was playing this song around about the same time and this encouraged me to post an instrumental version.

Let me know what you think of it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFVQ8mw6b30
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