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Learn The Basics Of Slide Guitar

Discover The Secrets To Playing Great Sounding Slide Guitar – Get Killer Slide Tone, Sustain, Vibrato,  And Accuracy Have You Always Wanted To Play Slide Guitar, But Have No Idea Where To Start? Does Your Slide Guitar Playing Sound Bad, No Matter How Hard You Try? Do You Want To Be Able To Play Incredible Slide Guitar To Songs Such As Freebird, Statesboro Blues, And Bad To The Bone? If this sounds like you, then I’d like to tell you a little bit about my brand new upcoming…

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Tuning To Open E

Tuning To Open E Video Watch the video below and I’ll show you how to tune to open E. Some songs that use open E: “Bo Diddley” by Bo Diddley “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” and  “Gimme Shelter” by The Rolling Stones “Prodigal Son” also from the Rolling Stones- originally by Robert Wilkins. “It’s So Easy,”  by Guns N’ Roses “She Talks to Angels” by The Black Crowes “Rocky Mountain Way” by Joe Walsh Open E tuning is often used for slide guitar, as it constitutes an open…

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Guitar Tapping Basics

Tapping is the technique used by Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Kirk Hamett, and so on.. It involves hammering on the fretboard with a finger from you picking hand (usually the 1st or 2nd finger) to produce a note. Usually this is followed by then pulling off to notes fingered by your fret hand. The involvement of the picking hand in this fashion is called a tap. It is usually represented by a “T” in tablature.

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Hurt by Johnny Cash

Difficulty: Easy He was called the “Man in Black,” who once sang “I shot a man in Reno/Just to watch him die,” but opened his concerts with the friendly, modest greeting, “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash.” Johnny Cash died Friday September 12th 2003. He was 71. Here is the transcription to the first section: Hear it: The 2nd section of the song is the hardest part. It’s just chord strumming, but it’s a bit tricker than it looks. Use all downstrokes and accent the entire chord formation…

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