Guitar Lessons

Country Lessons

Characterized by aggressive alternate/hybrid picking, double stops and strong blues influences - country is a style way too cool to miss out on.


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Golden Oldies

  • Hot Country Licks in G

    by Emir Hot

    This is my first country lesson where you can find hybrid picking, alternate picking, slides and bendings.

    Tags: hybrid picking, alternate picking, slides, bendings, G major scale, G major pentatonic scale, G blues scale, open strings, bends, fast country
  • Country Picking - Advanced

    by Muris Varajic

    Techniques involved: alternate picking, "chicken" picking, use of open strings, bends.

    Tags: alternate picking, hybrid picking, use of open strings, bends, A dorian, A Mixolydian, A Major, speed picking, fast picking, bending, A Mixolydian, A major, A major pentatonic
  • Cookin Country Licks

    by Mitch Roberts

    A standard country progression packed full of killer riffs, some great improvisation tips and the theory that ties it all together

    Tags: A Major, Chicken Picking, Hybrid Picking, Double Stop, Open String, Licks, Country Licks, I IV V, Albert Lee, John 5 country
  • Country Chops & Double Stops

    by Russell Cash

    In this lesson we will look at many double stops and triplet style licks important to get a chicken picking sound.

    Tags: A blues, A mixolydian, Chicken Picking, Country Guitar, Triplets, Brent Mason, hybrid picking, open strings, A major pentatonic
  • Ballad Country Solo in 3/4

    by Ivan Milenkovic

    Cool sounding slow-paced country solo in 3/4 time signature.

    Tags: 3/4, bending, A major, Bending, Vibrato, Slides, Double stops, alternate picking, hybrid picking, melodic soloing, country, ballad
  • Fast Country Solo

    by Muris Varajic

    Alternate picking, pull-offs and hammer-ons, hybrid picking, "chicken" picking, bends and double bends, use of open strings, even "fake" steel guitar technique. Hop inside!

    Tags: alternate picking, pull-offs, hammer-ons , hybrid picking, chicken picking, bends, double bends, open strings, fake steel guitar technique, Albert Lee, G Major, G minor Pentatonic
  • Funklotimic Part 1 (Country-funk)

    by Jose Lassaga

    This lesson is a fragment of one of my own compositions.

    Tags: Blues Saraceno, Guthrie Govan, A Pentatonic Major, A Mixolydian, fingerstyle, picking, legato, fusion licks, funky licks, sweep picking, chords, double stops
  • Cookin Country Licks : Second Helping

    by Mitch Roberts

    This is a etude featuring great open string and double stop licks broken down one by one and explained.

    Tags: Double Stop, Open String, Licks, Riffs, Chicken Pickin, A blues, A Major Pentatonic, Fast Country, Telecaster, bending, country rock
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