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• MISC. TUNINGS •

Tunings associated with specific guitarists, pieces, or performances – somewhat loosely delimited:

Airtap!


F-A-C-F-C-F

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Albert Collins Fmin


F-C-F-Ab-C-F

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Albert King’s Last


C-F-C-F-A-D

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Black Crow


Bb-Bb-Db-F-A-Bb

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Blown a Wish


F-C-F-Bb-Bb-G

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Bruce Palmer / Judy Blue Eyes


E-E-E-E-B-E

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Cello / Haircut


C-G-D-A-B-E

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Coyote


C-G-D-F-C-E

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Dracula


C-G-C-F-Bb-D

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Equilibrium


G-A-D-E-A-E

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Ethereal


D-A-C#-F#-C#-D

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Fripp’s New Standard


C-G-D-A-E-G

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Funky Avocado


B-A-D-G-A-D

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Gambale


A-D-G-C-E-A

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Ghost Reveries


D-A-D-F-A-E

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Godzilla


Db-Ab-Eb-E-B-E

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Gothic


Eb-G-D-A-Bb-C

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Hejira


C-G-D-F-G-C

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I Only Said


E-A-B-G-G-E

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Iris


B-D-D-D-D-D

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José González / Drop D6/9


D-A-D-F#-B-E

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Karnivool


B-F#-B-G-B-E

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Magic Farmer


C-F-C-G-A-E

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Nick’s Road


E-A-D-E-B-E

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Only Shallow


G-G-D-G-B-D

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Ostrich / Unison Drone


D-D-D-D-D-D

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Pink Moon


C-G-C-F-C-E

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Place to Be


C-G-C-F-G-E

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Schizophrenia


F#-F#-G-G-A-A

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Teardrop


D-A-D-A-B-E

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Wind of Change


D-D-D-A-D-F#

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Yvette’s Dadd9


D-A-D-F#-A-E

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• MISC. TUNINGS •

Various sources, concepts, & ideas – historical, experimental, instrument-based, non-melodic, oddball, etc:

Alphabet


A-B-C-D-E-F

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Banjo / Overtones


G-G-D-G-B-D

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Cabbage


C-A-Bb-A-G-E

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Square-Neck Dobro


G-B-D-G-B-D

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Drop Tone DG


D-G-D-G-B-E

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Stacked Thirds (Minor)


F-Ab-C-Eb-G-Bb

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Stacked Thirds (Major)


F-A-C-E-G-B

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Fuji


Bb-G-D-G-G-D

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Icarus


D-A-D-G-B-C

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Mesopotamian


B-A-G-D-A-D

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Lefty Flip


E-B-G-D-A-E

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Lute / Vihuela


E-A-D-F#-B-E

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Math Rock F


F-A-C-G-C-E

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Nashville


Ė-Ȧ-Ḋ-Ġ-B-E

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Overtone Stack


G-B-D-F-G-A

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Papa-Papa


D-A-D-D-A-D

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Ten Years


D-E-C-A-D-E

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Yad-Gad


E-A-D-G-A-D

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