Hey, guys. Today I’m going to show you a couple of the exact same licks and exercises I used to train my right-hand hybrid technique. You can do these licks for five minutes a day, and within a few days you’ll be amazed at how fast your right hand has developed with this technique. If you liked this, I have something really cool for you on my website!
Exploring the world of country guitar is a diverse and exciting journey, one from which a guitarist of any background can benefit, while having fun. Modern country guitar is an amalgam of traditional and not-so-traditional playing approaches borrowed from several related homegrown American styles. As such, it includes elements of blues, bluegrass, rock and roll, and even jazz, and it offers a tasty mix of expressive and challenging playing techniques.
Today, I’m going to answer a common question I get all the time from blues and rock players. It's about how to add a little bit of a country sound to your playing. We’re going to move fast in this video because the techniques I’m going to show you today are simple and easy to learn, and you’re gonna want to get busy playing along with the jam tracks!
Most of you are probably familiar with the two-beat “boom-chick” style of rhythm playing so prevalent in classic country music. You may be surprised to learn that the groove that drives, say, Hank Williams’s “Your Cheatin’ Heart” is not that far removed from the one that drives a funk song like the James Brown instrumental “Night Train.”
As the band prepares to embark on its fall tour, The Lone Bellow will be working its new single-- the crowd pleaser, "Green Eyes and a Heart of Gold." The fan favorite off the band's self-titled debut is hitting radio airwaves now, and The Lone Bellow has launched an interactive Instagram campaign to coincide with the new single announcement. Fans that utilize the hashtag #Greeneyesandaheartofgold will have their Instagram images featured on The Lone Bellow website. Check out the new single here!