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Old Time Country Guitar Backup Basics

By Joseph Weidlich

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Guitar. Country Instruction. 84 pages. Published by Centerstream Publications (HL.389).

Item Number: HL.389

ISBN 1574241486. 9x12 inches.

This instructional book uses commercial recordings from 70 different “sides” from the 1920s and early 1930s as its basis to learn the principal guitar backup techniques commonly used in old-time country music. Topics covered include: boom-chick patterns • bass runs • uses of the pentatonic scale • rhythmic variations • minor chromatic nuances • the use of chromatic passing tones • licks based on chords or chord progressions • and more.

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