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MelodyChords

MelodyChords: Numb

Artist / Song: Linkin Park – NumbTechnique: Fingerpicking, Hammer OnDifficulty: 7MelodyChords: # 10 Linkin Park’s Numb is not necessarily difficult to play because the guitar is primarily playingPowerChords. Still, if you play it withMelodyChords, it becomes more difficult than initially thought. Video Download Support me on Patreon and get the original Videos, PDFs, Guitar Pro…

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MelodyChords: Christmas Carols

Artist / Song: “The snow falls quietly”, O Christmas Tree, Silent NightTechnique: Fingerpicking, Hammer OnDifficulty: 6-8MelodyChords: # 9 Due to the current occasion and because I think the songs are great, the Christmas carols are in good time! While most of them approach Christmas Eve with flutes and weird singing (at least that’s how it…

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Lick: Blues Lick

Artist / Song: Roberto BarlocciTechnique: Alternate Picking, Hammer On, Pull OffDifficulty: 7Lick: # 9 In this blues lick I play (mentally) over an Am7 chord. One or the other will ask why there is a major third in the lick? Well, almost everything is allowed in the blues. On the other hand, you could just…

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Riff: Sweet Home Alabama

Artist / Song: Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet Home AlabamaTechnique: Alternate picking , Ghost Notes, Hammer On, Pull OffDifficulty: 6Riff: # 9 The chorus riff on “Sweet Home Alabama” is actually the typical Status Quo riff. Based on PowerChords , or from the fifth to the sixth and again from the beginning, makes the whole thing…

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MelodyChords: Time

Artist / Song: Hans Zimmer – Time (Inception)Technique: Fingerpicking, Hammer OnDifficulty: 7MelodyChords: #8 Of course, this song by Hans Zimmer with orchestra sounds 100 times more epic. But it’s also okay to play it on your own on the guitar. Thanks to the MelodyChords, i.e. the merging of melody and chords, it still sounds much…

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Lick: Thunderstruck Lick

Artist / Song: ACDC – ThunderstruckTechnique: LegatoDifficulty: 8Lick: #8 This intro lick from “Thunderstruck” is actually linked to the “ Alternate picking “Technique played. At least it’s Alternate Picking on the original ACDC recording and on many live videos. Nevertheless, there was one or the other concert where Angus Young also played legato, i.e. with…

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MelodyChords: Perfect

Artist / Song: Ed Sheeran – PerfectTechnique: Fingerpicking, hammer on, pull offsDifficulty: 4thMelodyChords: # 6 Fortunately, “Perfect” is pretty easy to play. The chords are not that complex and the melody matches the melody nicely. As always, I played it without really practicing. That’s why it doesn’t sound as good as I would like it…

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Lick: Tapping Lick

Artist / Song: Roberto BarlocciTechnique: Tapping, hammer on, pull offDifficulty: 8Lick: # 6 Tapping alone is actually not difficult. You can try it out yourself by simply hitting a string with your finger. In addition, it doesn’t matter how hard you push, but how fast you get on the string.So not hard and firm, but…

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Riff: Strange Deja Vu

Artist / Song: Dream Theater – Strange Deja VuTechnique: Alternate Picking , Hammer OnDifficulty: 5Riff: # 6 Sure, one of my absolute favorites is still the music of Dream Theater (or their musicians, who also have many solo albums). I find the album “Scenes from a memory” from 1999 even more fascinating, because the whole…

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MelodyChords: My Heart Will Go On

Artist / Song: Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go OnTechnique: Fingerpicking, hammer on, pull offsDifficulty: 5MelodyChords: # 5 As already explained a few times, I also “improvised” here.In my case, I have the chords and melody in my head and try to put them together. I played about 10 takes (9 of which were…

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