Song Speculation: Kenny Rogers makes Rocksmith debut in Variety Pack II

Hello Rocksmith fans!

The clue has been posted, and it’s a classic collaboration between @UbiParadise and @DanAmrich.

Let’s take a look.

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It took a bit over 30 minutes for RollingStone222 to see what they were hinting at.

You’ve got to know when to hold ’em
Know when to fold ’em
Know when to walk away
And know when to run

Now that’s what I call, Some good advice!

Excellent, another welcome addition to the Country music genre in the ever growing Rocksmith 2014 library.


 

Given that is a four pack and it’s the successor to the previous Variety Pack@UbisoftStudioSF could put in pretty much anything. So, here’s three obtainable songs from different genres I wouldn’t mind seeing show up.

It’s been awhile since we had some funk

How about some super catchy pop rock/power pop?

Or some Garage Rock/Punk?


 

What are you hoping to see in Variety Pack II? Are you excited to get some advice from @_KennyRogers? Let us know!

 

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dick head
dick head
June 13, 2016 7:38 pm

You’re damn right

Russell
Russell
June 13, 2016 6:18 pm

Eagle-Eye Cherry -- Save Tonight
Queen and David Bowie -- Under Pressure
Kenny Rogers -- The Gambler
SR-71 -- Right Now

a huge YES to all 4, Im stoked for this one 😀

Russell
Russell
June 13, 2016 6:27 pm
Reply to  Russell

dont be too quick to write off “right now” it is a killer guitar track with a tight little solo.

Mike
Mike
June 13, 2016 6:54 pm
Reply to  Russell

Wow…what a pack. Even though I’m not an SR-71 fan, that’s a fairly classic song for that era too.

And “Save Tonight”! What a great unexpected song!

And of course, nothing needs be said about “Under Pressure”

Wisenheimer
Wisenheimer
June 13, 2016 7:51 pm
Reply to  Russell

Thanks for posting the news. I’ll pick this pack up. “Under pressure” and “save tonight” are the ones I’m excited about.

Jeam95
Jeam95
June 13, 2016 4:49 pm

Under Pressure ❗

Martay
Martay
June 13, 2016 3:02 pm

As for the clue “Can’t we give variety one more chance.” Hmmm, I’m going to say Jackson 5 “I Want You Back.” Insta-buy. And “Under Pressure” too?! Great week for bass!

BigLou
BigLou
June 13, 2016 3:15 pm
Reply to  Martay

“Can’t we give love one more chance” is a lyric from Under Pressure, so I’m sure that’s what they were referencing.

Martay
Martay
June 13, 2016 3:19 pm
Reply to  BigLou

Ahhh, you’re right. nvm

Mike
Mike
June 13, 2016 2:42 pm

Looks like Rocksmith just posted a photo of Bowie and Mercury. I’m guessing “Under Pressure” is a lock for this pack? Hopefully.

Dangermouse
Dangermouse
June 13, 2016 1:23 pm

Any one who has,not seen the bottom of this page there is a picture Bowie Mercury if correct insta buy under pressure classic collaboration usually only play guitar gonna have to dust off bass.Im also learning to play acoustic so country music is good also .this weeks pack shaping up nicely hope the last song isn’t low tuning I hardly ever play em

old guy
old guy
June 13, 2016 12:41 pm

She may not be Miss Right, she’ll do right now.

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
June 13, 2016 12:05 pm

While I have nothing against Kenny Rogers, I’d much rather see Brad Paisley representing country.

Eastwood
Camouflage
Cluster Pluck
Cliffs of Rock City
I’ll Take You Back
What a Friend We Have In Jesus

Xcypher
Xcypher
June 12, 2016 3:51 pm

Probably the best comment

Jarryd
June 12, 2016 1:30 pm

If they put maggot brain in the game, I would happily buy my first song in months. YAAS!!!

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
June 13, 2016 12:01 pm
Reply to  Jarryd

ditto

Jeam95
Jeam95
June 12, 2016 12:36 pm

Roundabout by yes would be a good choice

Thomaz
Thomaz
June 12, 2016 10:03 am

Neon Trees is such a great band, I hope it shows up as dlc sometime

Francois
Francois
June 12, 2016 6:56 am

Maggot brain! I would not call it typical funk music though, but two months ago I added a request for it. Let’s all do that!

Cheers

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
June 12, 2016 11:21 am
Reply to  Francois

No this is straight up rock. It just happens to have been played by a high influential funk band.

Happy to see other folks requesting this song. Really hope we get this one at some point.

Pieter
Pieter
June 11, 2016 4:57 pm

Hives; yes please PJ go play pokemon or something

YYZ
YYZ
June 11, 2016 12:17 pm

First time I’ve been here since a long time ago. I was complaining about the lack of variety. So I come back, and what do I see? Variety pack. Thanks rocksmith.

Bob
Bob
June 11, 2016 1:49 am

I would love to get Maggot Brain too. I know it’s just a random guess at this point, but we can hope!

Wisenheimer
Wisenheimer
June 10, 2016 9:12 pm

I’m not a fan of country (especially the older stuff) but I love the idea of the variety packs so one country song won’t stop me from buying it if the other three are okay. Please lay some funk on us Rocksmith!

MarleySantana
MarleySantana
June 10, 2016 8:04 pm

About damn time somebody recognizes. MAGGOT BRAIN!!!! Yes.

I’ve written to Guitar One (way back when) Guitar World, Total Guitar for Tab in the magazines and of course requested this as DLC for Rocksmith. Would be nice to finally see someone recognize how good the song is.

Put your headphones on, sit in a dark room with no distractions and just listen to this track. As you get to 7:25 in, its like Eddie Hazel’s guitar is crying.

If they get Maggot Brain as DLC, the only other music that could top it for me would be Zeppelin, VH, In a Silent Way be Santana or SRV. And we all know those aren’t happening.

Just Dave
Just Dave
June 10, 2016 7:35 pm

Cool. I like a versatile pack. I also like surprises. I would love to offer some dlc suggestions but I don’t want Facebook.

Synthecide
June 10, 2016 8:49 pm
Reply to  Just Dave

you can login to Ubisoft through the facebook portal WITHOUT actually signing into facebook. It doesn’t work on mobile though.

Synthecide
June 10, 2016 6:39 pm

Just Dropped In would be better but I’m not complaining!

Frank Giannantonio
Frank Giannantonio
June 10, 2016 6:39 pm

Excited for this one. Can’t wait to see what else is in the pack.

Russell
Russell
June 10, 2016 6:01 pm

alright! didn’t see this one coming. I still remember all the lyrics from the gambler and the coward of the county from early childhood. Im expecting cowboy chords, campy strumming patterns, with some fun little licks mixed in. Should be fun to play.

Therevengewedge
Therevengewedge
June 10, 2016 5:55 pm

I sense something along the lines of…
Kenny Rodgers -- The Gambler
Whitesnake -- Here I Go Again
Rival Sons -- Pressure and Time
Marilyn Manson -- The Beautiful People
I hope I’m close to right, or that we get these In the future, 5-pack or not

mohinder
mohinder
June 10, 2016 6:58 pm

Whitesnake — Here I Go Again would be great!

Archeron
Archeron
June 11, 2016 5:33 pm
Reply to  mohinder

That would be a “shut up and take my money” pack for me!

PJ-10
June 13, 2016 7:31 pm

Man U guys all have no taste in rock music… Did all you get bullied in school?…hearing these requests .. Yikes.. I’m dealing with a site filled with nerds and virgins.btw.. I don’t know what Pokemon is.. Must have been to busy playing actual rock and getting laid when that was around?

PJ-10
June 10, 2016 5:02 pm

Is this for real? Wtf happened to rocksmith?

Jim
Jim
June 10, 2016 5:36 pm
Reply to  PJ-10

What do you mean “wtf happened to rocksmith?” They’re releasing weekly DLC just like they have been for years.

Wisenheimer
Wisenheimer
June 10, 2016 9:08 pm
Reply to  Jim

Our friend PJ-10 doesn’t know when to hold’em or when to fold’em. Lol