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Fool For The City
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Fool For The City
Mike Pachelli takes a look at the title track of Foghat’s 1975 platinum album. “Fool For the City” is a riff-driven boogie-rock song that utilizes a sing-along chorus that worked very well during live gigs.
 
However one deciphers the nuts and bolts of the song, it’s obvious that the London based Foghat preferred urban grooves (and lifestyles) over rural.
 
Considering Lonesome Dave’s great rhythm guitar and Rod Price’s excellent work, it's a great song to add to your repertoire.

Mike plays a Gibson USA Les Paul Classic in this lesson.


Mike Pachelli
    Mike Pachelli started playing guitar as a youngster in his hometown of Youngstown, Ohio. His earliest influence was Wes Montgomery who Mike says, "first opened my ears to the possibilities on guitar." Pachelli studied classical guitar at YSU and then moved to New York City to study bebop with guitar luminaries Joe Pass and Pat Martino. Mike's guitar style is an amalgamation of blues, jazz, rock, and neo-classical. He has a wealth of musical experience gained thru years of night clubs, concert halls, and recording studios. He's performed all over the U.S. and Europe with some of the most eclectic jazz, blues, pop and rock musicians including Brother Jack McDuff, Albert King, Les & Larry Elgart, Michael Sembello, Crystal Gayle, Barbara Mandrell, Jeanne Mas, Phil Keaggy, Frank Stallone (to name a few) and has done classical symphony concerts touring with Ferrante and Teicher.

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“FOOL FOR THE CITY”
WRITTEN BY DAVID PEVERETT
© 1975 WB MUSIC CORP. (ASCAP)
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USED BY PERMISSION.
 
Due to copyright law, all materials are available for streaming purposes only.
Lesson Details
Skill Level:
Advanced
Genres:
Rock
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