Beat it (Solo)

Michael Jackson

" Beat It (Solo) " (Electric Guitar) is a song written and performed by American recording artist Michael Jackson and produced by Quincy Jones (with co-production by Jackson). It is the third single from the singer's sixth solo album, Thriller (1982). Eddie Van Halen played the song's distinctive overdriven guitar solo, but was prevented by his record label from appearing in the music video. Rolling Stone placed "Beat It" on the 344th spot of its list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time". Eddie Van Halen, lead guitarist of hard rock band Van Halen, was asked to add a guitar solo. When initially contacted by Jones, Van Halen thought he was receiving a prank call. Having established that the call was genuine, Van Halen recorded his guitar solo free of any charge.

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Lesson Plan

Plan
12 Parts
GUITAR TYPE

electric

GUITAR TUNING

EADGBE

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