Learn to Play Country Rock Guitar
Born from a collision of styles in the late ‘60s, Country Rock birthed bands such as The Eagles, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Allman Brothers, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Since then, Country Rock has retained its mainstream popularity and spawned some of the world’s best guitar players, including Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, and John 5.
In The Country Rock Guitar Book, Stuart Ryan teaches you every exciting core technique and takes you on a path towards Country Rock mastery.
Budding Country Rock guitar players will master:
- The basics of crosspicking, fingerpicking and hybrid picking styles and where to use them
- The string-bending used in the most demanding Country Rock solos
- Authentic bending licks that create the sounds of the pedal steel with pre-bends, double-stop and triple-stop bends
- Country Rock harmonised guitar parts with licks played in 3rds and 6ths
Delve deep into the style of Country Rock guitar legends
Next, get ready for a deep dive into the guitar styles of some legendary guitar players, with dozens of licks and phrases.
You’ll learn the Southern Rock styles of…
Allen Collins, Ed King, Gary Rossington, Duane Allman, and Dickey Betts
Next, discover the Laurel Canyon sounds of…
Buffalo Springfield, The Byrds, Joe Walsh, Don Felder, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon and John Fogerty.
Along with the Country Rock influences of Keith Richards and Mick Taylor.
You’ll learn how all these iconic guitarists:
- Wrote and played timeless Country Rock riffs
- Used pentatonic phrasing and articulation
- Enhanced pentatonic scales with secret notes
- Added modal scale ideas to enrich their solos
- Repurposed triads to create country licks and rhythm guitar parts
- Used Miles Davis and John Coltrane arpeggios to fuse jazz lines into their playing
Master Country Rock Guitar Phrasing
This book is a masterclass in Country Rock guitar phrasing. You’ll quickly learn to play better country guitar solos with exciting bends, double-stops, runs, hammer-ons and pull-offs.
Finally, you’ll bring it all together in four powerful, full-length performance pieces that combine every skill you’ve learned into exciting, musical language. Pieces played in the style of Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rolling Stones, The Eagles and The Black Crowes / Sheryl Crow
The Ultimate Resource for Country Rock Guitar
The Country Rock Guitar Book includes 173 audio tracks you can download for free and includes,
- Every example demonstrated with studio quality audio
- Backing tracks for every lick and piece
If you’re ready to master Country Rock guitar – buy it now!