All The Young Dudes (Lead)

Animated All The Young Dudes (Lead) tab by David Bowie on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

What most guitarists love about playing this song is the lead guitar intro. It sounds great, it's not too hard, and quite short. It's a very good lead lick to learn if you are at that stage of just beginning to solo. You just need to make some quick positional changes. The rest is all down to controlling the string bends. Pay attention to how the bends are done, and listen to them a few times. Get the melody into your head before practicing, and then when you do start working at it, things will be that much easier to do.

After that intro lick the rest is simply laying single chords down over the acoustic guitar backing (mostly powerchords, but also some sus4 chords). If you can already play the acoustic chords then the rest of the lead guitar really will be very easy to pick up. Just remember to use quite a lot of distortion for your electric guitar sound.

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