Sometimes the simplest of songs present the biggest of challenges – how do we take a basic song of four or five chords and make it memorable? Well, one way is to use all the dynamic power built into your guitar, working in bass lines along with the chords and playing with the dynamics of a song.
Guitar Strumming Lessons
When you’re just starting out on guitar it can seem like your hands have a mind of their own. Maybe even two minds, since you have two hands. Take heart that beginners aren’t the only ones who sometimes have trouble with strumming patterns. These lessons and podcasts help simplify the question of rhythm patterns.
In today’s lesson, yet another (very) old chestnut from the early seventies, we’ll be seeing practical applications of the chord shapes learned there. For good measure, we’ll toss in a few (very) easy fills and then also look at how we’d play it in Drop D tuning.