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Gibson Guitar: Lessons

The Classic ‘Green Onions’ Lick (Mon, 14 Apr 2014)
The guitar lick in the classic song “Green Onions” is a very oft-imitated and quoted riff that was originally played by Steve Cropper of Booker T. and the MGs. It is truly one of the real “foundational” licks of rock guitar, and has been the kick-off riff in countless jams ever since it was first heard. It’s also like a backwards version of the “I’m a Man” Muddy Waters lick, which is another archetypical riff that is used over and over again.
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The Constant Bass in Blues Fingerpicking (Sun, 13 Apr 2014)
Today’s lesson features a time-honored technique for blues fingerstyle playing that is equally at home on the electric or acoustic guitar, but perhaps most at home on the acoustic. It evokes the great blues styles of folks like Robert Johnson, Skip James, Brownie McGhee and many others.
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That Fat Bend in Voodoo Child, El Mocambo ()
That Fat Bend in Voodoo Child, El Mocambo Description A look at the fat bend on the G string in Voodoo Child (slight return), from the El Mocambo performed by SRV. I show you how to use the pickup selector to get that fake “wah” sound, and talk about how to get enough sustain to make the bend sound strong to the very end. Gear Used In This Lesson Zexcoil Pickups Don Grosh Retro Classic Wampler Ego Compressor Ibanez TS10 Tube Screamer JHS Pedals Double Barrel Samamp VAC 40 Series 2 - 1x15 Combo
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How To Solo Longer In Voodoo Child ()
How To Solo Longer In Voodoo Child Description I’ve always had trouble soloing along with Voodoo Child (slight return) without not so slightly returning to the same thing I played already. Most of the soloing happens over the I chord, and it can get awfully repetitive. So how did Stevie Ray Vaughan manage to pull off 10 or 12 minute versions of this song, and still sound good? For one, he was more creative than I’ll ever be. But there is a practical way to extend your soloing for longer using 4 bar “themed” soloing breaks. That’s what I’ll teach you in this lesson. Gear Used In This Lesson Zexcoil Pickups Fender SRV Signature Stratocaster Wampler Dual Fusion Samamp VAC 40 Series 2 - 1x15 Combo
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Toronto Guitar Lessons in the Beaches (Sun, 30 Mar 2014)
Toronto guitar lessons are available here. Fun guitar lessons that deliver results. Beginners of all ages welcome!
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Secrets to Playing Guitar Revealed (Thu, 27 Mar 2014)
Do you believe there are secrets to playing guitar? Find out the truth in these free guitar lesson articles and lessons.
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