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Learn Guitar Riff – Eric Clapton Sunshine of Your Love

October 16th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Learn Guitar Riff

I just posted a Learn Guitar Riffs video showing the signature guitar riff of Sunshine of your Life.

I will be posting a Series of Learn Guitar Riff videos for the Top Riffs of all time from Famous Guitar players.

Each video will show the riff and then slow it down so you can copy and learn the guitar riff quickly.

Sunshine of Your Life
It’s getting near dawn,
When lights close their tired eyes.
I’ll soon be with you my love,
To give you my dawn surprise.
I’ll be with you darling soon,
I’ll be with you when the stars start falling.

I’ve been waiting so long
To be where I’m going
In the sunshine of your love.

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According to Wikipwedia how Clapton tried to Learn guitar riffs:

Clapton’s guitar tone on the song is created using his 1964 Gibson SG guitar and a Marshall amplifier. It is also believed that a Vox Clyde McCoy Picture Wah is placed fully in the bass position for the solo section. The song is renowned is a top learn guitar riff among guitarists as perhaps the best example of his legendary late-’60s “woman tone”, a thick yet articulate sound that many have tried to emulate. For the solo Clapton quoted the opening lines from the pop standard “Blue Moon,” creating a contrast between the sun and the moon.

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  • 3 Peter Roussin // Oct 21, 2010 at 10:36 am

    Andrew, once again you do a great, here at guitar 5day. I will be coming back more ofter and recommending this to other fellow guitar students.

  • 4 lee // Oct 22, 2010 at 11:24 pm

    A simple riff but a classic.

  • 5 Jon // Oct 22, 2010 at 11:26 pm

    Still prefer Hendrix’s version!

  • 6 Guitar Joe // Dec 6, 2010 at 7:31 am

    You are presenting a good and simple way for a person who wants quick achievements and in no time he can play his favorites songs.
    When I learned to play the guitar many years ago it took me months of reading music notes before I even show a guitar.
    Watch that cute short video “Guitar – No More Questions”
    http://www.my-guitar-space.com

  • 7 Matt Baynes // Jul 20, 2015 at 9:14 am

    This is always the best way to learn nowadays is by video. I have been teaching using CD which is outdated and sometimes the student has a hard time hearing if the mic is not in the right place.
    Good Job on the Eric Clapton video.

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