A feel-good factor signature Johnny Cash riff here that will just make you smile when you play it. It sounds simple, but there are a couple of subtle differences that you must master to help it sound authentic.
Using the four lowest strings, it will help with your left and right hand co-ordination as you strive to make sure all the notes sound out really clearly, in true JC style. There is also a switch to the F chord at the end of the lead riff, so this will present a further challenge as you change from one finger to five.
Andy feels like smiling, so he’s gonna play it again!!!
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In this weekly series of videos I want to share with you some awe-inspiring, non time-consuming riffs, melodic exercises and quirky takes on famous guitar parts, that will make you want to pick your guitar, cement your skills, and increase your thirst and desire to learn more!