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Electric Country Guitar Lessons: The Junior Brown Lick: Drop D Tuning

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So right now, we're gonna do this little
drop D tuning lick that Junior Brown I
heard him do probably for the first time.
And it's just gonna be a little tune
using your tuning key on the fly,
your low E string.
And this is totally like a bar room trick.
I mean this is like kinda a crowd pleaser.
And it's something that people
love when you do it but
it is kind of a gimmicky kind of lick.
But I just want to run over it real quick
because it is part of some things you can
do on some of these songs, especially
like a good old honky-tonk song.
So if you're in A,
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and this is where this lick works
the best.
And I'll try to get this
as in tune as I can here.
So if you're
in A,
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and that wasn't
perfect but
that gives you
the idea.
And what you're doing is,
when you go down to the four chord,
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you go right down to that D.
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You can go through the whole chord.
You can go down to D,
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and try to get it as in tune as possible.
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So,
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I mean that's really
kind of a goofy lick but
that's just part of,
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part of some of
the tricks that you can do.
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