Visitation - Fear of the Dark

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Visitation - Fear of the Dark

Postby diffidus » Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:29 pm

I first saw Gordon Giltrap at the end of the 1970s on the 'Old Grey Whistle test'. He was playing some tracks from the 'Fear of the Dark' album. He had a female singer with his band ( maybe Annie Haslam?) and it was absolutely brilliant. I was so impressed that the very next day I bought the album (I have never done that for any other band either before or since). It was great value for money.

I play acoustic guitar myself but nowhere near Gordon's level, but one track off Fear of the Dark, called Visitation is relatively slow and I have always loved the melody. However, I have never been able to find a book or music sheet (in a shop or on the net) that has the chords and tab. Can anyone out there help?

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Re: Visitation - Fear of the Dark

Postby Roger » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:27 pm

Hi Diffidus,

Visitation is a great track, with or without the drums of Simon Phillips. Electric guitar solos don't come much better than Gordon's on this track.

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