Lesson ID: A0074

“Red Haired Boy” is an old traditional bluegrass fiddle tune that’s become pretty popular among bluegrass flatpickers. In this guitar lesson, I’ll teach you the flatpicking part and the chord progression, along with a few techniques you can use to embellish your rhythm guitar playing.

Flatpicking Breakdown

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min Lesson Overview
01:05 min Tablature Play Through – Slower Speed
03:45 min Helpful Tips
06:50 min Practice Along – Faster Speed

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Rhythm Technique

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min Rhythm Overview
00:31 min Basic Strumming Pattern
01:31 min “Boom Chicka” Embellishments
02:10 min Alternating Bass Notes

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