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Rye Whiskey

Lesson ID: A0076

“Rye Whiskey” is a traditional folk song that was made popular by Blind Lemon Jefferson in 1926. At least twelve artists recorded the tune before World War II, and the song has been recorded under other titles such as “A Corn Licker Still in Georgia”. When first published, the song was originally titled “Jack of Daniels”. In this guitar lesson, we’ll go over an easy way to play the entire song on guitar, and we’ll also cover a slightly more intermediate song intro and instrumental break.

Main Lesson

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min Song Overview
02:35 min Chords and Strumming Pattern
03:31 min Time Signature
04:20 min More Strumming Tips
07:41 min Walk Down Riffs Explained
11:19 min Rye Whiskey Chord Progressions

Intermediate Intro and Break

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min Overview
00:45 min Intermediate Intro
01:55 min Instrumental Break

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Rob 76
Rob 76 (@guest_260)
8 years ago

The intermediate intro is really nice! Thanks Devin, great lesson!!

2 years ago

The F chord walk down is magic!