The tuning is standard tuning, E A D G B E.
The Top Gun Anthem was originally played by guitarist Steve Stevens (who plays with Billy Idol among others) and is heard throughout a lot of the huge 80's movie hit Top Gun. It was written by Harold Faltermeyer.
For the main melody sections, there is nothing too technically intense here to worry about, just some really nice guitar melodies that will make you feel like you are soaring through the clouds. Hehe
This Top Gun Anthem guitar lesson will show you how to play the entire melody through both keys that it is played in. The entire instrumental is pretty much just these two sections repeated (with a few fills thrown in there) until a killer guitar solo towards the end.
I will also take you through Steve Stevens' solo note-for-note. The difficulty level is ramped up quite a bit for the solo. The are some death defying licks thrown in there, but once you get it under your fingers, it is a lot of fun to play.
Have fun learning this 80's instrumental classic! Carl..
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