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This lesson is part of the course Roots and Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar with Scott Nygaard.
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Learn the essential techniques of roots and bluegrass rhythm guitar by playing classic and contemporary songs, with flatpicking technique tips and strums, bass runs, and fills.
 
 
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This great Flatt and Scruggs song was recorded by JD Crowe and the New South on their classic self-titled album, with Tony Rice singing lead. It's a great example of a medium tempo bluegrass song played with a country swing feel. You'll learn a strum pattern that helps accent the swing feel, as well as some bass runs to use at the ends of phrases. Scott plays the song in D and looks at some different ways to finger the A and A7 chords. Finally, he sings the whole song through so you can play along with him.
 
 
 
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Comes a Time
 
Neil Young’s song “Comes a Time” has an interesting chord progression and is a good song to practice one-quarter-note bass runs and a new strum pattern: bass strum _up down-up. Scott walks you through the strum pattern and then shows how that strum pattern gets you ready to play a one-note bass run into chords. Scott also gives you advice on playing Bm barre chords and the unusual Dm7 chord at the end of the chorus. He finishes by playing and singing the entire song.

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