Greetings Rocksmith fans!
It’s another variety pack this week with songs from Deep Purple, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Ted Nugent!
First up is Deep Purple’s Highway Star which most should recognize from Rock Band. If you play the bass, you want this song. Trust me on that one. Guitarists won’t be too displeased either (they didn’t chart the organ solo) this song is surprisingly fun to play and the second solo is far more accessible than you might have expected. Also, because I know someone is going to ask. This is the original Highway Star, no remix, no added solo, the same track you know and love.
Next is Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Simple Man. This song has been in Rock Band. Guitar Hero, and even BandFuse. Featuring a repetitive arpeggiated chord progression, and a crunchy distorted tone for the chorus, this song may be a classic rock song you won’t mind tuning to Eb Standard for. Bass has some fun stuff as well, but definitely the weaker of the three, despite the repetition of Stranglehold.
Finally Ted Nugent’s Stranglehold. Wow, the addition of the Motor City Madman’s music to Rocksmith sure caused a stir. Political and personal opinions be damned though, this song seriously rocks, I mean it’s #31 on a Guitar World list. I’ll let the music speak for itself.
70’s Rock Singles
- Deep Purple “Highway Star” – [XBL] / Steam
- Lynyrd Skynyrd “Simple Man” – Eb Standard + Alternate Lead – [XBL] / Steam
- Ted Nugent “Stranglehold” – [XBL] / Steam
Are you excited for these three songs? Do you think we will get an 80s singles pack next month? Let us know!