Guitar Rag - Merle Travis
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As promised a couple of weeks ago, I take a closer look at this classical guitar piece and break it down into bite-size chunks. There are many versions, and it's a challenging tune. I lifted riffs and techniques from her and there to produce a version that we can sing to.
In this first video, we look at the basic structure, how to approach the basic picking and also how we can add some finger strokes to make it more interesting for the listener.
In later videos, I'll explore the structure a little more, and try and give some insight into singing along with a fairly complex picking pattern. Have a good time and ... keep on pickin' ! Second lesson for Guitar Rag Merle Travis.
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