Posts By: Devin

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George Jones Rhythm with Country Fills

November 13, 2017 14

Let’s spice up our country rhythm guitar even more! In this guitar lesson, I’ll teach you a classic country rhythm guitar pattern and we’ll practice using a progression in the style of “Choices” by George Jones. I’ll also show…

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Country Blues Guitar Solos Over “I’m From the Country”

November 1, 2017 9

In this guitar lesson, we’ll apply several of the country riffs we’ve studied in this course by learning how to play two country lead guitar solos in the key of D. Before we learn the solos with tablature, I’ll give you a quick overview…

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Two Mid-range Acoustics for Country & Bluegrass

October 30, 2017 29

In this video, I’ll show you the two mid-range acoustic guitars I use for country & bluegrass. These are the two guitars you see in most of the lesson videos. They’re not that expensive, but I think both of them have a nice…

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Start Climbing the Neck in D Riffs and Scale Theory

October 21, 2017 13

In this guitar lesson, you’ll learn four country & bluegrass guitar riffs in the key of D that work up the neck a ways. These four riffs can be pieced together to create a guitar solo or you can use them as rhythm fill riffs. They’re all…

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Big Sciota

October 1, 2017 18

In this guitar lesson, I’ll teach you how to play “Big Sciota”, a traditional song creditd to Burl Hammons. This song is named after a 231-mile stretch of river in Ohio that was very important to many Native American cultures. It is believed that Ritchie…

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Railroad Bill

September 25, 2017 23

“Railroad Bill” is an old traditional song based on a legend about a man in south Alabama during the post-Civil War era known as Railroad Bill. Sources suggest that Railroad Bill was a “Robin Hood” type of character that would steal from…

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Adding Fills Between Your Chords with Key of D Scales

September 1, 2017 5

In this guitar lesson, I’ll show y’all some fun ways to use key of D guitar scales to play country & bluegrass fill riffs. All of the licks we’ll cover today are great for transitioning between chords, and they’re also useful for…

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Kentucky Waltz Country & Bluegrass Strumming

August 25, 2017 8

In this guitar lesson, we’ll take a look at another strumming pattern used all the time in classic country and bluegrass music. This strumming pattern is in 3/4 time (waltz time) and we’ll count it out by saying…

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Red River Valley

August 16, 2017 17

“Red River Valley” is a traditional folk song and cowboy music standard that was written sometime during the 1800s. The exact song origins are unknown, but many believe it was composed at the time of the 1870 Wolseley Expedition to Manitoba’s…