What is the forbidden reef

5 songs that you shouldn't play in the music shop

There are those special riffs and songs that nobody in the music shop wants to hear anymore. As an ambitious guitarist you might be bothered by it, and you might complain about "arrogant service providers". The fact remains that the sellers simply can't stand some titles anymore. Also has something to do with professional honor. “Stairway To Heaven” is definitely one of them. Can you guess which ones belong to it?

Sometimes they really mean it: Get out!

Between oblique glances and the electricity turned off

Some riffs and songs are now so worn out that the salespeople in guitar departments can easily put the hair on the back of their necks as soon as the next guitarist grabs the strings again and lets them sound full of fervor. If you, as a customer, test an electric guitar with it, you will at best get crooked looks. However, some are so consistent that they simply turn off the power.

The music industry speaks its own language

Logical, you could argue now that they have to listen to this because after all they earn their bread with it. You could describe this as arrogant, arrogant, unfriendly, or detrimental to business. The comparison with the butcher's is also good, in which the friendly butcher shop assistant cannot say: “I have already sold meat sausage 36 times today; if you order them, you'll be kicked out. ”Doesn't make sense, the music industry has its own rules of the game. And they are just down to earth human.

So if you turn up the amp with 100 watts to bring the power amplifier to saturation, you'd better avoid these songs - because it's better:

  • Stairway to Heaven
  • Smoke on the water
  • Sweet Home Alabama
  • Nothing Else Matters
  • Sweet Child O’Mine

Tell us ‘which pieces, riffs, techniques or whatever you fire off when you test an electric guitar from body and strings ...

If the seller in the music shop needs to have their ears and mouth open at the same time, then try one of Uffe Steen's tricks. It doesn't need any effects, as you can read and learn in this article about simulation tricks.

Keywords: Forbidden Songs, guitar, stringed instruments