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Based on the Doors song but I altered a whole lot to fit more of a finger guitar pattern. With a bit of singing as well.
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Uploaded: May 14, 2013 - 09:53:36 PM
Last Updated: Jan 22, 2014 - 12:18:03 PM Last Played: May 09, 2017 - 05:16:44 PM
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Philip18 said 1619 days ago (May 15th, 2013)
When you're strange
I like the guitar playing (you never disappoint!), like your voice, like the song - it explains a lot :-) Good one, Bill.
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woofer3 said 1619 days ago (May 15th, 2013)
When Your Strange
Love this and the way you do it, I don't know a great deal about the Doors but this is beautiful exhibiting your never less than precise and accurate and accomplished and highly listenable playing. Your voice too -is just one of those things that 'should be'. Truly great work and I don't say that very often.- As you always say Bill - 'way to go' -hope I got that right fella.
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davajonah said 1619 days ago (May 15th, 2013)
Strange
One of my favourite Doors songs. Your take on it is most excellent.
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thetiler said 1619 days ago (May 15th, 2013)
Thanks
Philip, woofer and dava I really appreciate the postings. Sometimes I feel I won't get a visit from anybody and it is nice to see that I'm not abandon :)
And the quality of music that is on this site which you guys help SO MUCH IN , it is a great thing that there are sites like this .
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davisamerica said 1619 days ago (May 15th, 2013)
Terrific
new take on one my favorite songs (and band). Many thanks for the download Bill .... I did.
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DWL said 1619 days ago (May 15th, 2013)
Nice playing!
Lovely arrangement and a good clean production.

What I'd give to be able to pick like that!

Cheers

Dick
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peacepiano said 1619 days ago (May 15th, 2013)
Style
Your style brings out the lyrics in a new and artful way. Always a pleasure listening to your guitar picking. Thanks.
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thetiler said 1619 days ago (May 15th, 2013)
Thanks
Dick, David and PeacePiano.
Dick's comment:
I think the guitar bending over all the time gives me a worse back problem than tile :)
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Vic Holman said 1619 days ago (May 15th, 2013)
When Your Strange
very cool Bill. the harmonics are the icing on the cake
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thetiler said 1618 days ago (May 16th, 2013)
harmonics
Thanks Vic, in the key of Em the harmonics can be a bit more controlled I think at least for what I was doing in that recording.
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PeterB7858 said 1618 days ago (May 16th, 2013)
When Your Strange
Unusual to hear an acoustic version of any song by the Doors but you are just the person to do it, Bill. Fine, fine work. Enjoyed it a lot. Thanks, Peter.
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SylviaD said 1617 days ago (May 17th, 2013)
Pickin' delight
What a great interpretation! Not what I remember of The Doors when my house was full of teenagers all excited about them! Your finger dexterity amazes me! Vocals are not bad either! Love this.
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Bob Rodgers said 1617 days ago (May 17th, 2013)
It's
good to hear you doing a Doors song.
A lovely precise flow to your picking and a nice acoustic tone.
Love the pinched harmonic phrases, very much enjoyed Bill.

Bob
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thetiler said 1617 days ago (May 17th, 2013)
Thanks Bob
and everybody else, I will be sure to listen to everybody's song that comments !
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MartinD28 said 1616 days ago (May 18th, 2013)
When you're strange
Love your picking and arrangement!
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MarkHolbrook said 1616 days ago (May 18th, 2013)
Bill
I could just sit and listen to you play for weekz and yearz! Just sweet as it comes. I'd love to hear you and Birdman picking apart a cool guitar piece together!

Nicely done!
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jiguma said 1616 days ago (May 18th, 2013)
Bill
Interesting choice for you, but you make it so obvious a song for this treatment that I'm surprised no-one else has (to my limited knowledge of course) done it.
Great picking as usual, and I love your vocal.
Cheers from Oz,
Neil
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MidiOrleans said 1616 days ago (May 18th, 2013)
Refreshing
As always, it is refreshing to hear your music Mr. Tiler!
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thetiler said 1616 days ago (May 18th, 2013)
Thanks
Neil, Mark, Scotty and Martin for being so generous in your commence!
God bless you all for giving and contributing to hearing other people's music, I think for many musicians that are pretty much ostracized from paying mainstream music it is a great service. Sometimes things like this, creativities really go untouched by mass media, they tend to only want to glamor and give credit to those who already have tons and tons of it. In reality I think MOST artists (musicians) live more in a Van Gogh - world than they care to think. But it doesn't mean you have to live it in your dreams :) And with artist hear at macjams, comp etc. There is a more spiritual side and the giving and sharing is a bit more concentrated and deserves much more phrase than what has been given. I know there are artists that have been on this site for quite a long time and they deserve a great pat on the back and job well done, not just for producing great music but the stellar contribution - ism, Thanks for taking part in a service that is important to dedicated musical artists ! Way to go you dedicated ones!
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Ed Hannifin said 1616 days ago (May 18th, 2013)
I think your voice is a good match...
...for the Morrisonian range on this tune, Bill...

The picking really takes the song to a new place. Nice folk blues feel to the whole thing... I think you should send a copy of this to Leo Kottke, somehow or other...I think he would dig this arrangement, as John Fahey would have, I think...
thetiler said 1615 days ago (May 18th, 2013)
Thanks
Ed After trying to through a tape to Johnny Cash on stage, Chet Atkins signing my wrist with a felt tip pen, giving a tape to the Gatling Brothers while they were on stage (bad idea), meeting Gregg Allman in front of my old house when he was dating my tenant and still no luck. I get a bit gun shy :) Or should I say music shy. Of course that is the wrong approach. It is really like the tile business, you have to go by word of mouth. But it is amazing how Paul Davis (Droop) was on this site and nobody new about it until after he past away. Thanks Ed for all the great influence you truly have had on this site. That I can say for sure at least for me and I am sure tons of others! God bless !
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thetiler said 1615 days ago (May 18th, 2013)
Thanks Ed
After second thought, I did just sent (ACC) version it to his management website.
Hey, at least I tried. Thanks for the encouragement But only on your push to do this. Usually I have no success in doing this. But why not ! :)
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Daugrin said 1615 days ago (May 19th, 2013)
Ah, the claw.
Right on target. Perfect for the time as well.

Daug
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thetiler said 1615 days ago (May 19th, 2013)
Thanks for the comment
I sure remember "The Claw" Jerry Reed is a musical hero of mine. Not sure if I thought of him lately but he and Chet really were great together and I love the live interviews on youtube with them being featured.
Thanks


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magnatone said 1615 days ago (May 19th, 2013)
When You're Strange
what a great take - your playing and vocals are terrific! I just read Ed Hannifan's comment, and I would just add that I think Leo Kottke could frankly eat his heart out over this fine work! You are a picker-extraordinaire! Always such a pleasure to hear you play - I miss the little videos you used to post of yourself playing - I hope you'll consider doing that again Bill! Congrats on this!
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thetiler said 1615 days ago (May 19th, 2013)
Thanks magna
so much with your compliments they mean a lot to me you are so dam good. Magna for magnificent !
Thanks again i'm off to hear a tune of yours!
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Dadai.2 said 1615 days ago (May 19th, 2013)
My, my...
Bill, you're back! Great to once again hear your gorgeous guitar playing. And to top it off you added a really solid vocal. Love the modulation. I think Jim M. would like this. Of course, I do.
thetiler said 1614 days ago (May 20th, 2013)
Thanks Jack
Enjoyed your latest as well ! Thanks for taking the time for a listen!
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J.A.Stewart said 1613 days ago (May 21st, 2013)
Now That's Strange
When I saw the song title I thought... no, it can't be The Doors song.

Well it IS... but it isn't. It's a very fluid and interesting interpretation, Bill. Nicely done and glad to hear you singing... you did good, my friend. ;)

--- Joe
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Loob said 1613 days ago (May 21st, 2013)
Great finger picking interp!
Very entertaining!
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Warren Smith said 1613 days ago (May 21st, 2013)
When You're Strange
It's always refreshing .. and strange .. to hear an iconic classic rock song recast in a different format .. especially when it is done it such a sterling manner. You've re-made this song your own.

It's also strange that I happened upon this right after I read the news of Ray Manzarek's passing.

But that's coincidence for you : )
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Soundhound said 1613 days ago (May 21st, 2013)
I like this...
Better the the original has more style, could never groove on their
stuff but if they had come this way, really would've been cool by me...

And yes did two tours on the trail to the north, not a nice place, not
a nice time still got some lead in my behind.... :-)....for real...
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thetiler said 1612 days ago (May 22nd, 2013)
ThanKS
JA, Loob, Warren and Soundhound for stopping by!
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Alannah said 1608 days ago (May 26th, 2013)
This has a little bit of a ....
.. Johnny Cash flair to it ... hmmm Johnny meets Jimmy ..... meets Billy ... like it ! :)
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thetiler said 1589 days ago (June 14th, 2013)
Thanks Alannah
!
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