Learn To Play Country Music

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  • 2009
  • 1 Season

The television series Learn To Play Country Music teaches viewers the guitar chords to some of the most popular country songs. The viewers are given tips on what notes to use to make music of their own sound like a country song.

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How to Play It's Five O'Clock Somewhere by Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffet
7. How to Play It's Five O'Clock Somewhere by Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffet
April 10, 2008
"It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" was recorded by Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett as a single in 2003. In this Songmaster iVideosongs guitar lesson, instructor Rob Schumann shows how to play the acoustic chord progression and electric guitar leads that make up this Number One country hit. Aspiring country-style guitarists will learn common stylistic techniques such as low string bending, hybrid picking, chordal bends, and unison bends. This medium-tempo song played on an acoustic steel string in standard tuning and electric guitar in Drop D tuning is a very fun challenge for intermediate-level players. Tablature and chord grids are embedded in the video for all song segments along with a full song performance in sync with the backing track.
How to Play Remember When by Alan Jackson
6. How to Play Remember When by Alan Jackson
April 10, 2008
Remember When was recorded by Alan Jackson on the 2003 album Greatest Hits Vol. II. In this iVideosongs title, instructor Rob Schumann demonstrates the arpeggiated rhythm and melodic lead parts used in this popular country ballad. This intermediate-level song, played on a steel string acoustic in standard tuning features a creative picking pattern that complements standard open chord voicings.
How to Play I Go Back by Kenny Chesney
5. How to Play I Go Back by Kenny Chesney
January 25, 2008
I Go Back was performed by Kenny Chesney on the 2004 country album When the Sun Goes Down. iVideosongs instructor Steve Rieck shows how to play the electric and acoustic parts of this top Billboard hit. Strumming, power chords, and a delay effect are among the topics covered in the instruction of I Go Back. This intermediate-level, medium-tempo song can be played on an acoustic and electric steel string guitar with a capo in standard tuning.
How to Play Fishin' In the Dark by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
4. How to Play Fishin' In the Dark by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
December 3, 2008
Fishin' in the Dark was recorded by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on the 1987 album Hold On. In this iVideosongs title, instructor Steve Rieck shows you how to play the complete guitar part from this late 80's hit. Along with the song's acoustic chord progression, Steve also demonstrates all electric guitar fills found throughout the song. Fishin' in the Dark is a good song for beginning-level players to try a basic country guitar feel. This song is played on an acoustic and electric guitar. Tablature and chord grids are included for all song segments.
How to Play Celebrity by Brad Paisley
3. How to Play Celebrity by Brad Paisley
April 10, 2008
Celebrity was recorded by Brad Paisley on his 2003 album Mud on the Tires. In this iVideosongs title, instructor Rob Schumann shows how to play Celebrity, including the acoustic and electric guitar parts featured in this modern country hit. Celebrity has something for any fan of country guitar, regardless of experience. Beginning-level guitarists will have a relatively easy time strumming the chords of the acoustic guitar part. Intermediate-level guitarists will enjoy the challenge of some unique electric country guitar licks that feature advanced bending and hybrid picking.
How to Play Alcohol by Brad Paisley
2. How to Play Alcohol by Brad Paisley
May 8, 2008
Alcohol was recorded by Brad Paisley on his 2005 album Time Well Wasted. In this iVideosongs title, instructor Rob Schumann shows how to play Alcohol's chord progression and strumming pattern, along with the challenging electric parts created by one of country music's most talented performers. Featuring many of the techniques covered in the iVideosongs tutorial library, intermediate and advanced-level electric players will find a vast amount of material in this song useful for honing their lead guitar prowess and spurring their creativity. Additionally, Rob adapts many of Brad Paisley's signature "G Bender" licks for a guitar with a standard setup. Alcohol is played on acoustic and electric guitars in standard tuning.
How to Play Open Chords & Barre Chords
1. How to Play Open Chords & Barre Chords
April 25, 2009
In this guitar lesson, instructor Danny Grady walks you through taking the open "A" chords and moving them up the neck in barre chord form. Tips for finger positioning and understanding transposition are included. This tutorial, which uses open chords and very simple right hand patterns, is ideal for beginners. Tablature and chord grids are embedded in the video for all tutorial segments.
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The television series Learn To Play Country Music teaches viewers the guitar chords to some of the most popular country songs. The viewers are given tips on what notes to use to make music of their own sound like a country song.

  • Premiere Date
    April 25, 2009