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Amazing Grace: Play-Along Track 

This lesson is part of the course Beginning Dobro with Mike Witcher.
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Learn the basics of the lap-style resophonic slide guitar, with essential tips on right- and left-hand technique as well as arrangements of classic tunes and songs.
 
 
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Amazing Grace
 
In this lesson, you'll learn the popular gospel classic "Amazing Grace." The melody can be played almost entirely on the first string of the dobro, and besides being a great melody, makes a great exercise for practicing your intonation on the first string. It's also a great way to start developing the natural "singing" quality of the dobro in your playing. The best way to do that is to work on playing on one string at a time, which this arrangement does, of course. Once you've learned the melody see if you can play the melody on the first string cleanly without lifting the bar. Mike also talks about using a shallow vibrato on certain notes, adding texture to the note without really changing the pitch very much.
 
 
 
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Amazing Grace  
 
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Amazing Grace: Play-Along Track 
Amazing Grace: Play-Along Track 
 
Use this play-along video to practice playing "Amazing Grace" with guitar accompaniment.                                                                                                                                                          

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