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Electric Country Guitar Lessons: Two Note Harmonizing: Country Shuffle in C

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Okay, now we're gonna play
along to a backing track here,
The Country Shuffle, in C.
And what we're gonna do is we're gonna
talk a little bit about getting in to
the song, like how to do pick up notes and
this kind of stuff and some endings to.
So we are going to incorporate a little
bit about of what we just talked
about with the double stops and try to
stay to those kind of shapes while soloing
over this tune.
And just kind of get you kind
of comfortable with how these
shapes move around to change chords.
And get into some actual, kinda like
starting to get into some solo in here,
and seeing how these chords shapes
are mapped out, and everything.
Right now, we're just gonna
stick to these simple concepts
that we've learned,
just a minute ago about these two
note harmony kind of
cord shaped patterns.
So what we'll do is, we're gonna play,
I'm gonna play this track, and
then to get into this intro I'm just going
to use right out of the chord shapes.
I'm gonna go this C chord shape [SOUND],
this C chord shape [SOUND], and
then this C chord shape [SOUND].
So I'm gonna use this [SOUND],
this [SOUND], and this [SOUND].
And I'm just gonna hammer on
Right into this shape, so hammer on there,
and then hammer on here.
so that's a great little country lick.
So that's that shape,
that shape, and that shape.
So that'll be, actually you know what?
Don't hammer on on this high one,
just hit these two together.
So we'll hammer on the second and
third one.
And I'm going to slide up right
there to cover my G7 because there's G.
[SOUND] There's G7.
So I'm going to go
and a little lick just right to C.
so let's play that, and then I'm going to
do some, when I get into the song,
I'm just goinna
keep it real simple and play out of these,
those chord shapes, and those double stop
kind of licks that I was showing
you in the previous lesson.
Just these two notes.
So, we're going to do
the intro to this shuffle, and
we're just going to do this C shape.
[SOUND] Hammer on
and that's gonna get us into our song.
This little intro
and when you hit this, this first one I
kind of make it a little bit staccato
and then those are a little smoother like
So we're going
and then we'll get into the
little bit of playing around those
chord shapes when the chords change.
So let's do this [COUGH]
>> One
>> Okay, I did a couple of things in there
that you probably didn't recognize,
but I kept it as really,
really basic as I could.
And that just gives you a little
idea of how you can use these little
chord well their not chords, but
the little two, the little two note
harmonies out of the cord shapes so
it's just keeping this real simple.
I'm going, I'm doing stuff like right out
of this C [SOUND] chord shape, [SOUND] and
I'm doing a little pick up note
And that's getting ready to go to F.
So when we go from C to F,
let's see.
And then right after that,
comes your F.
slide right into the F chord.
And then you've got this [SOUND].
Then you're right in position [SOUND].
And I went here.
When I did that
I'm resolving the C by just playing this
now this isn't a harmony.
This is just a this is
your five [SOUND] and
your one [SOUND] just out of that
C shape right there [SOUND].
So when I go to F
So what I'm gonna show now is a cool lick,
we're gonna go F,
to that C, then one to the five.
[SOUND] And then we're gonna
slide this down to the G shape.
And hammer on right
there back to your C shape
So that was.
That gives you a nice little resolve.
And then when we go to the five chord,
the G, you can slide right up to here.
That covers your G, and then
right back to your C.
So I'm just trying to show you
how you can really use these
shapes to make the changes in the chords.
Man, it's very valuable to see these and
see the way the chords are moving around.
Around these shapes, so
like I said earlier you're
looking at just these two notes.
But you're looking at this shape,
your F [SOUND], your G [SOUND],
your C [SOUND] there,
your F [ SOUND[ there,
your G [SOUND] there,
and then your C SHAOPE So
you're looking at C shape,
G shape, F shape G shape, F shape,
C shape.
And the same here, C, G, F, G, F, C
That's like a G7 shape there and
then your g3 thaere Aw, sorry.
Back to your C shape.
So if you can really look at that,
and kid of, get that under your belt,
where you're really,
really focusing on those chord shapes.
it'll change everything for you, and
I wouldn't be siting here if I didn't
learn my cord shapes up the neck early on,
and its just something you gotta do.
It really opens up a lot of doors.
Its a great, great trick playing in
that style where you can really see
those chord shapes And
really thoroughly, I mean,
see that that's part of your G,
that's part of your F,
part of your G, part of your F, and
then resolving right down to C.
And it's just [SOUND] seeing that those
two notes is part of this whole chord.
So, there's a little lesson on that.
I got a little bit sidetracked
from talking about the intros and
stuff on there.
But, that's a good little
lesson on some of that stuff.