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A stripped down version of the classic G'N'R song aimed at beginners
Count out loud 1, 2, 3, 4 | 1, 2, 3, 4 etc.
For the verse, strum the chords on beat 1 only, this gives you time to change in beats 2, 3, 4 so that you are ready for the next bar.
This lesson file shows 5 pentatonic shapes, referencing them as Major and minor.
See if you can work out what the names of the notes from each chord should be.
To work out the notes you need to remember that the chord is made up of the formula 1,3,5,7. What would that be in the C Major scale. Convert that to the chord you are on i.e If you are on a D chord, then you have to work out how far a third is from D etc
This is just the verse, showing the basic chords first time round, then with some embellishments.
An example of using parts of a chord to create different ideas.
Whenever you play something, it is always good to try and see the underlying chord shape.
Mucking around with a consistent picking pattern over Annies Song, with a Capo at the 2nd Fret.
An example of Foxy Lady by Hendrix.
This is not a transcription of the studio version.
Instead, it is an example of the riff from which you can add lib with.
Stripped back version of this mighty song
Just play and find your mojo, take care to make sure you hear the minor note ring out for C minor.
Solo based around the chords for Hey Joe.
Demonstrating how you can apply different concepts to a chord sequence.
Basic transcription showing the sections of this well known song.
Not many sections, but doesn't mean it is gonna be a quick one to get right.
Nice gentle song by the Edster.
Play this song gently, and only strum bits of the chords, not all six strings, that way you will get the nice effect.
Transcription aimed at students rather than a note for note example.
Plenty of different sections and some difficult rhythms and chord changes to get in there.