Johnny Cash left us a wonderful country songbook, and in this one-hour and twenty minute lesson Fred shows you how to play and sing eight of Cash’s most popular gems.
This DVD is the follow-up lesson to Fred Sokolow's Beginner's Fingerpicking Guitar. It presents six classic fingerpicking tunes, including solos and accompaniments, with a bluesy and country flavour.
Happy teaches five basic fingerpicking tunes that should be in every guitarists repertoire. He starts with the basics, then teaches essentials of the style: hammer-ons, pull-offs, bass runs, jump notes, walk-ups and other important techniques.
This lesson is filled with the songs, licks, sounds and techniques that make Mississippi John Hurt’s music so popular. John Sebastian and Happy Traum, whose friendship goes back to the sixties, had the privilege of knowing John Hurt and hearing him play first hand. With their enthusiasm and love of his music, they take apart eleven of his classic songs, bringing fresh insights into the picking styles of this treasured artist.