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What Are Your Favorite Instrumental Tunes?

The subject of instrumentals came up in another thread, so I thought it might be fun to see what instrumental tunes everyone enjoys. Instrumentals cover a wide range of genres when you start to think about it; classical (of course), movie soundtracks, pop, jazz, big band oldies, blues, country, rock, and many instrumental versions of your favorite song titles, too.

 

So what instrumental music do you like? What are your favorite tunes or instrumental versions of your favorite songs? Multiple tunes and multiple genres are okay. And, if you have favorite on youtube, feel free to post the link so that we can listen, too!

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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"Baja" {California}  🌵 Los Astronaute's {ano sesenta tres}

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tDHSm-_BdM&ab_channel=SirDestroyAllHumans

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Shadowy Men on A Shadowy Planet - Having an Average Weekend 

 

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⭑ ๋࣭ ⭑... ⌞What the GLITCH!⌝ ... ⭑ ๋࣭ ⭑(っ ͡ ͡° - ͡ ͡° ς)
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"Scorpio"  🦂  Dennis Coffey & Detroit Band {71}

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1a9UejoJdk&ab_channel=johnnystaccata

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Poncho - Native American music https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0hKs-C34bU

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"Haunted Castle"  🏰  The Kingsmen {63}

from Portland, Oregon, the Louie Louie band.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZ2kMjCsEH8&ab_channel=TimMills

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SUMMER PLACE  with Percy Faith and his orchestra.😊

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"Surf Walk"  🏖  Manuel & the Renegades {63}

from San Berdoo, Ca.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8U4z0jv54A&ab_channel=marcovintagemusic2

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Marwa Blues-George Harrison 

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Amazing Grace - Played on Bagpipes

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Booker T. & The MG's - Green Onions  ♡

 

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⭑ ๋࣭ ⭑... ⌞What the GLITCH!⌝ ... ⭑ ๋࣭ ⭑(っ ͡ ͡° - ͡ ͡° ς)
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Especially with the great Steve Cropper on guitar.

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"Underwater"  🐸  The Frogmen {60}

croakin' fun tune

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zVfPEiHctM&ab_channel=fordoowopmarty

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This one could go in Funny Videos too.

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Hot Cha - Roy Buchanan

 

...got the vinyl to mp3 thing goin on again.

 

Roy Buchanan - Hot Cha 

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Santo & Johnny "Sleep Walk"

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Vaseline Machine Gun / Leo Kottke-what he does with a 12 string guitar is amazing.

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HI  @jm2422

Leo Kottke’s fingerpicking 🎸 has influences from several genres....such as blues, jazz, rock & folk....also....

He described his singing 🎤 as sounding like "geese farts on a muggy day"😄😂

LOL!

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Seen him live 5 times. Plus I'm a 12 String player myself.

Stood five feet away from him at a show at the old 

Golden Bear in Huntington Beach, CA in 1981.

Fabulous, unique stylist.

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I'm a 12 String player myself.🎸

 

then you know the inherent complexities 🙂

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"Tijuana Surf"  😎  FZappa & Mothers of Invention {64}

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-VFEwZZqec&ab_channel=MaurizioTerranova

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Beautiful piece of music.

 

"Theme For Young Lovers" - The Shadows (the UK one) (64)

 

Recording - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfjQYpV0tCM 

Live in Cardiff their last tour (2004 I think) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ck1-vVIFt3U 

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"Jack the Ripper"  🔪Link Wray & the Raymen {61}

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OeBgKgSwbE&ab_channel=overdosejapannoffy

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Classical Gas-Mason Williams

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"Percolator (Twist)" - Billy Joe and the Checkmates (62) - Long time since I heard this.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOAeHi7Ma8k 

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"Teen Town"-Weather Report-Joe Zawinul/keyboards, Jaco Pastorius/bass, Wayne Shorter/all saxophones, Peter Erskine/drums. one of the greatest groups ever.

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Jeff Beck "Cause We've Ended as Lovers" with Tal Wilkenfeld on bass, and the great Vinny Caliuta on drums. Jeff rest in peace baby

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Birdland by Weather Report.   It Rocks out.   The Manhattan Transfer added a lyric to every note in the weather report original and had a hit with it, but the original is instrumental.

 

Another is Misty by the great jazz pianist Erroll Garner.   The beautiful lyrics were added in later, with Gardner's approval.     

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Tara's Theme (Gone with the Wind theme song) - Max Steiner

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"Light Years Away" - Joe Satriani

- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2zjKYJHQnQ 

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