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How To Play - Jimi Hendrix - Spanish Castle Magic - Guitar Lesson Brett Papa papastache102 papastache
Looove your work papastache! When I get stuck learning Castles Made of Sand, I switch to Little Wing. When I'm stuck on Little Wing, I switch to Spanish Castle Magic. I'll get there one day, thanks to your fine work my friend!
You are playing the basic riff wrong. The way Jimi played it was the lower 3 strings of an E minor chord shape (tuned half step down, of course) strummed from the D string to the A then the low E, then hitting all the strings while holding only the A and G strings at the 4th fret, an "E flat 7th add 6 omit 3rd" or whatever....
I play the basic riff wrong but it sounds like it and nobody cares if one note or two are either missing or not strummed correctly. This video pointed out a couple of things I might change to get a more clearer tone when I play it now.
I had something positive and useful to add, you just had to call me a "fn idiot", and now a "punk", right?
You on the other hand jump to the conclusion that my comment was negative, because you are clueless
Andy Aledort has a DVD lesson on this song, and the first thing he says is that most people get the basic riff wrong, and shows it the way I explained it. He has played with Billy Cox and Mitch Mitchell, so they know how it's played.
Buy it and see for yourself.
If you can't understand a simple explanation, once again, it is because you are clueless.
You "explained" how to play the song OR WHATEVER? You're the one who should have STFU in the first place. If you don't have anything positive on nice to say, don't say anything at all. I guess probably being 12 you wouldn't have ever heard that. And all the other positive comments seem to be overwhelmingly positive and appreciative. Lets SEE how the song goes or STFU. Period. I'm just sick of people like you dissing other peoples work. I'm still waiting for all of your backers, by the way, agreeing with your correct way--explanation" which is about as clear as mud, OR WHATEVER. Truth of the matter is, even if you were right, no one cares about a lazy dick criticizing others on here anymore. I'm done here punk.
This lesson was very helpful. Also you are one of the few people on youtube who teach Hendrix that actually uses the right key. It is SO annoying when people are not teaching this in Eb. You also don't babble on aimlessly about music theory and just teach the lesson in a simple manner which is also awesome.
Great lesson, thanks. I've been playing this song for years - love it, but I always felt I was playing the chorus a bit wrong. Unfortunately I'm very lazy and I couldn't be bothered trying to correct myself. Now I've watched your video I'll try to do it properly from now on.
Great lesson, thanks! Seems a bit slower than some other Hendrix lessons of yours that I went through before, which is good for me. But that could just be me confused by the fact that this is quite easy (by Hendrix standards!)... Cool stuff and easy to follow, too! Thanks again, keep them coming, please! ;)
I love this edgy look! I was so excited that her hair, even as short as it is now, was still able to be put into the fun and trendy dutch pigtail braids! Instead of braiding to the ends, I ended them in close together pigtails at the nape of her neck. After I finished braiding, I tugged on the outsides of the braid gently to loosen them and make them a little messy and fun! Since she doesn’t have enough hair to tie around the elastics, I made sure to use elastics that matched her hair so they blend in as much as possible. You could also cover them with clips or bows! A view from the back of her Dutch pigtail braids! A great braid for short hair is a micro accent braid! My biggest tip for braiding short hair would be to add in small slices of hair rather than big ones. I did a small (micro) braid along a slightly curved deep part for anther cute and edgy look! You could also do another one next to it if you wanted a little more to the look, but I really liked how simple this one was. You can see how the part curves a little better from this view of the back. I ended the braid close to the head with an elastic that matched her hair. For our fourth style, we did a 3/4 french braid! Super simple but also super cute! You could do any type braid! It would also look cute using a Dutch braid or a fishtail braid! I loved the side view of this braid! I will for sure be doing this one next time she goes to gymnastics or swimming, whichever comes first! Our last braid is two four dutch lace braids into two loops in the back. Start off by parting the hair down the middle. On each side of the part, do a dutch lace braid, adding hair in from only the section closest to the part as you braid. Tie the braids together in the back with a small elastic and before you pull the hair all the way through to make a ponytail, leave it in a cute little loop! If the hair is a little bit longer, you could do a tiny bun. Repeat this directly under the braid you just did so you have two rows and two loops.
We will have to be coming up with lots more short hair braids in the future, so be sure to give us a follow over at our newly redesigned blog Abella’s Braids to see more as we do them!
Thanks for reading! See you again this time next month!
love these ideas! My daughter recently cut about 8 inches off her hair and is loving her shorter hair, but I’ve mostly been at a loss of what to do with it! Thanks!
Abella has been begging me for at least a year, probably closer to two years, to cut her hair. I posted a photo on Instagram with a question in the caption. “Abella has been begging me to cut her hair short, do you think I should let her do it?” Almost everyone said “YES!” So thanks to all of the good advice from my followers, we did it…and we haven’t regretted it for a second! I think she looks so cute and it really fits her personality! It’s for sure a lot harder to come up with braids but it’s pushed me to step out of my comfort zone! We wanted to show you that even if you have short hair, there are lots of cute braids you can still do!
This first braid (above) is three ladder braids. Start out with a part deep to one side. On the side with less hair, start out by doing a waterfall braid along the part. Under that one, do another waterfall braid, but incorporate the waterfall pieces from the one above it as you braid. Under that one, do a french braid. Incorporate the waterfall pieces from the second braid as you go. We braided each one to the ends and used elastics that matched her hair to tie them off.