Italian acoustic guitarist Luca Stricagnoli is a man of many talents, but he has a particular penchant for dazzling re-imaginations of classic hard-rock tunes.
In his latest video, Stricagnoli executes an absolutely astonishing one-man-band arrangement of Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love" - incorporating Page, Plant, Jones and Bonham’s individual parts into one, breathtaking whole.
One particular highlight comes when Stricagnoli brilliantly executes rapid twists of his acoustic's tuning keys to mimic Page’s slide licks in the chorus.
This version of "Whole Lotta Love" is taken from Stricagnoli's new album, Change of Rules. If you're up for a challenge, the acoustic master has also released tablature (opens in new tab) for the arrangement.
For more of Stricagnoli's videos, stroll on over to his YouTube channel (opens in new tab).
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Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.
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