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right there
in G, I did
a couple
of things
that I kind
of forgot to
show you.
There's a couple more bends that I
think are really cool that I'm going to
show you here now.
One of them is a little weird,
I like this lick, it's cool.
It's a little dissonant, but
say you're in this G position,
And you hit this G7 shape that I showed
you for this
So if you take that shape [SOUND],
and you bend up [SOUND],
I mean man that's really distant, but when
you use it in the context of a song, like
it kinda adds something cool.
I don't know why I like that, but
I guess because it's a little distant.
But that's just, you're bending
you're essentially doing that.
But it's just right
out of that seventh shift that
So that one,
you're just bending
so that's a good one too.
The other one I did was,
we went to the four chord, or
I think it was the four chord [SOUND],
we did this [SOUND].
I slid right into the major third of C
and I've bent from F up to G, and
I've hit C also here, so
So that was
so an interesting bend there.
And any of these you can
kinda accent those, you can kinda
accent some of those like this.
Just to get a little more
feeling out of them,
Cuz the country stuff is very,
it's very bluesy.
So another thing I did was I did
some low string bends on that G.
I did most of these bends we've been
doing a pushing up
Well, there's a few you
can do that are really
cool that go down on some low strings
So with that is,
I'm using the 1 and the 5, and
I'm essentially just going
That's our melody note
you can do
Which is a G7,
That covers C.
So here
It's really cool to get
on those low strings,
and really bend, and
play back, hit it hard, and
play back by the bridge.