View Single Post
Old 08-22-2018, 08:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
Neapolitan
ComputerHabenHerzschmerz
 
Neapolitan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Les Barricades Mystérieuses
Posts: 6,330
Default

I can't say for sure why Ronnie Wood said that, or thought that. He could be mixing up the harmonica with the guitar for the solo instrument? Or he could mixed up which Beatle had the duty of playing lead guitar. People just do that, switch things around or get things backwards all the time. It doesn't really mean much.

John Lennon did the harmonica solo in the beginning of the song. Chains doesn't have the typical one-note "guitar solo," it's all strumming chords as far as I know. Maybe if you want to include playing double-stops as a guitar solo - which I am not entirely certain one of them was playing double-stops on the song. For example Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey is a song where one is strumming chords while the other is playing double-stops.

True, George did most of the Beatles guitar solos, but John was known to help out e.g. I Feel Fine & And Your Bird Can Sing. He also played lead on a few later songs in a style which he called "Primitive guitar."
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zhanteimi View Post
Actually, I like you a lot, Nea. That's why I treat you like ****. It's the MB way.

"it counts in our hearts" - ʕººʔ
“I have nothing to offer anybody, except my own confusion.” ― Jack Kerouac.
“If one listens to the wrong kind of music, he will become the wrong kind of person.” – Aristotle.
"If you tried to give Rock and Roll another name, you might call it 'Chuck Berry'." - John Lennon
"I look for ambiguity when I'm writing because life is ambiguous." — Keith Richards ☮ 💖 ♫ ∞ ἰχθύς
Neapolitan is offline   Reply With Quote