Strumming is essential for all of us guitarists. There aren’t many better sounds than that of a well-strummed acoustic guitar accompanied by a soulful, engaging singer. Best of all, most simple strumming songs require only a handful of chords that, once you can change between, allow you to play a huge variety of songs. Read More
I don’t know about you, but when I see those books and courses titled something like ‘Learn 256 blues licks’ or ‘Play 99 country rock lead licks’ or something, I get a bit annoyed. Not because those books and courses aren’t good, I’m sure they are, but because who really needs to learn a 100 licks. I mean really, c’mon. How many of those licks do most players actually use?
Welcome to the final part of our Killer 3 String Chord Series. So far we have learned 4 variations of 1 killer 3 string chord, learned how to apply rhythm to them, created melodies while playing a chord to create the illusion of two guitars, applied the techniques to a super popular chord progression and learned 8 little ditties using the techniques.
One of the secret but massive benefits to learning Killer 3 string chords is that they act as an amazing gateway between open chords and barre chords. This is a concept we have touched on briefly in the series, but will go into more detail on now.