Isolated Guitar Tracks, Part IV: More Revealing Recordings

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We’re back with our fourth installment of Isolated Guitar Tracks. In this round-up, you can check out cuts by the Police, Blue Öyster Cult, Joe Satriani, the Guess Who, and numerous other act. Give them a listen, and see what new tones, techniques and nuances you hear in these familiar tracks.

When you’re done, be sure to explore our previous posts, which you can find here, here and here.

The Police
“Synchronicity II” (Andy Summers)

Joe Satriani
“Satch Boogie”

The Beatles
“Dear Prudence” (John Lennon)

“Nothing Else Matters” (James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett)

“Back in the Saddle” (Brad Whitford, Joe Perry)


Blue Öyster Cult
“Don’t Fear the Reaper” (Buck Dharma)

The Guess Who
“American Woman” (Randy Bachman)

Michael Jackson
“Beat It” (Eddie Van Halen)

The Beatles
“Norwegian Wood” (John Lennon)

Smashing Pumpkins
“Cherub Rock” (Billy Corgan)