Originally Posted by Pollyanna
I hope you boys all feel better now :)
Why not 3 chords if they sound good, Thaard? Why not two? We wouldn't want to dis Santana, do we? Plenty of two and three chord wonders - and this is a guy who's played with John McLaughlin. Maybe you don't like him but he's a serious talent.
You forgot the S-word: Soloing. He leaves his personality in the songs, and has that little latino flavor in it, so that many people can enjoy it. I was referring to those singer/songwriters who play the same damned chords each and every time.