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John Mayer is inviting guitarists to jam with him on TikTok

@johnmayer

Get your guitar, let’s gooooo ##guitar ##guitartok ##beats ##music

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As we eagerly await the possible announcement of a more affordable SE version of John Mayer’s PRS Silver Sky electric guitar, Mayer himself is keeping busy by… joining Tik Tok.

The Dead & Company guitarist made his debut on the platform earlier this week with a suitably “old man attempts to use modern technology” post captioned “How do you use tik tok”.

But beyond Mayer just being Mayer – witness him jumping fully clothed into his pool in another clip – he’s also posted a quick lesson on his not-very-easy-to-play-although-he-claims-it-is 1999 acoustic hit Neon.

@johnmayer

Guitar tip: Neon ##guitar ##guitarist ##guitartok

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There’s also a video whereby he invites viewers to jam with him over a smooth, funky groove in the key of F, playing along to the backing track on a Lunar Ice Silver Sky.

“Get your guitar, let’s gooooo,” Mayer writes, leaving space for players to add their own licks.

For more Mayer fun, head over to John’s TikTok page.

Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.