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Lynyrd Skynyrd: Sweet Home Alabama

by Ivan Milenkovic

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  • Hi GMCers! Today we have an all-time classic hit - "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynyrd Skynyrd.

    This is one legendary song with legendary guitar work. Main riff is one of the most popular guitar riffs ever, and I hope you will have fun playing it. The song itself has simple form, but busy arrangement with two solos, interverse licks and other cool elements. In this song we will cover main rhythm guitar with all riff variations and both solos.

    SONG STRUCTURE:

    INTRO RIFF 8 bars (VIDEOS 1-4)
    VERSE 8 bars (VIDEOS 3-6)
    INTER-VERSE 4 bars (VIDEO 7)
    VERSE 8 bars (VIDEOS 3-6)
    CHORUS 8 bars (VIDEOS 8-11)
    SOLO 1 4 bars (VIDEOS 12-14)
    VERSE ALT. 8 bars (VIDEOS 3-6)
    CHORUS 8 bars (VIDEOS 8-11)
    SOLO 2 16 bars (VIDEO 15-25)
    INTER-VERSE 4 bars (VIDEO 7)
    VERSE 8 bars (VIDEOS 3-6)
    CHORUS 16 bars (VIDEOS 8-11)
    OUTRO (fade out with piano solo) (playing verse parts)

    Tuning:
    *Standard E
    * E - A - D - G - B - E
    (From thick to thin)

    Techniques in focus:
    * Palm muting
    * Focused strumming
    * Slides
    * Percussive playing
    * Open string playing

    Equipment:
    * US Stratocaster Standard
    * Focusrite OctoPre MKII preamp/converter into E-MU 1212m
    * All emulations from Amplitube 3: Bassman emulation, spring reverb, and tubescreamer boost for solos

    If you have any questions:
    * Give feedback (upper-right-corner)
    * My Personal Board
    * General Forum

    Enjoy!/ Ivan

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