A friend shared this video with me recently and it’s a real winner. Who would have thought that watching someone string a guitar for 20 minutes could be so riveting? Joe teaches with the zest and gusto of a feisty Italian grandmother passing down a family recipe (I know, I have one). Sit back, relax, and enjoy!
BORN TO RUN (my version) 1st verse you and me baby we just got to get away cos the people round here don’t see it our way got the car all packed, no time to waste if we leave right now we could make it by daybreak i never needed anyone but you and iContinue reading “Want to burn down your whole life and start all over again? I got a song for that.”
“One chord is fine, two chords is pushing it, and three chords is jazz.” – Lou Reed — Here’s a cool riff in E… Just one chord. The kind of riffs I like best are what I’ll call “rolling riffs”. They have a circular quality, which means you can play them on loop and neverContinue reading “The Only Chord You’ll Ever Need”
Here’s a video explaining my version of “Can Ya Hear The Music” by The Rolling Stones. But really, it’s more about playing songs you like in your own way. ENJOY. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9wAsgFvMxM&w=420&h=315]
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The vid lesson on how to play “Ain’t It Good” was fun. But I made some mistakes. Apparently I did not teach how to really play the chorus. And I bungled some stuff on the chord chart. Here in pt 2 I explain that stuff. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHeySmTgZiM&w=420&h=315]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrDcVNL7eYs&w=420&h=315] Update! This chart has an error in the Funky C. G string should be middle finger on the SECOND fret. Not third. For a full explanation and also a more detailed walk through how to play the chorus, watch Part 2 of the vid lesson.