Vic Lewis looks at the basics of playing slide guitar in standard tuning, which is a great thing to know if you’d prefer to not keep changing your tuning every other song!
Tag: Slide Guitar Lessons for Beginners
Slide guitar is sometimes called bottleneck guitar. Instead playing notes by pressing the string against frets with your fingertips, a slide of either metal or glass is placed upon the string. Moving the slide up and down the string creates notes that transition in pitch different from normal playing. It’s a popular sound in blues guitar with artists like Duane Allman and Ry Cooder being the most recognised masters of this art.