First song you played by ear?

Lindsey

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What's the first song you played by ear?

Mine may be The cult - Lil' devil. I don't remember others songs I learned by ear.
I learned the official version with tabs, the riff uses single notes and I used powerchords.

 

Dominik Gräber

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Could never play something only by ear. First full song I learned was Hand of Blood by Bullet for my Valentine which I learned without tabs / notes and only by watching live videos and covers.
 

Ezequiel Romanko

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The first song i really writted down by ear in it's totallity was the live version of warmness on the soul, the one from 2016 in bonner spring to be exact!. i don't know but i love that particular version
 

Adin Shepherd

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The first and only song I learned totally by ear was Desolate Ways by Morbid Angel. It started completely by accident, I was just goofing around and played something that sounded like it and then decided to see if I could work the rest out.
 

Jak Angelescu

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Oh God I don't know. That was so long ago 😂 maybe Good Riddance by Green Day😂
 

Daniel Sobota

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An obvious one, Smoke on the Water. I was basically fucking around with strumming and I figured that one part sounded like Smoke on the Water and then I figured the whole riff.

It was a pretty eye-opening moment actually. It made me realize I have a (somewhat) good ear.