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I Know What It Means to Be Lonesome, Part 2

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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I Know What It Means to Be Lonesome  
 
I Know What It Means to Be Lonesome  
 
I Know What It Means to Be Lonesome, Part 2
I Know What It Means to Be Lonesome, Part 2
 
Most of the runs you learned in Part 1 would be too busy to play while you’re singing, but they’ll work well behind another singer or an instrumental solo, so Scott brings in dobro player Mike Witcher so he can play the bass runs behind Mike’s solos. He begins by walking you through the phrasing and melody of the verses, which are a little bit different from each other, and finishes by playing and singing “I Know What It Means to Be Lonesome” with Mike.

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