How To Play A Classic Country Strum

Watch this video to learn how to play a fantastic sounding country strum on guitar

Following on from the last video where I talked about the importance of separating the bass notes from chords this strum serves as another perfect example of this concept in motion.

The great thing about this strum is that it instantly gives you that classic country sound on acoustic guitar and it’s also a highly versatile strum.

This One Strum Alone Will Allow You To Play Through 1000’s Of Country Songs On Guitar

If you’re interested in learning this style of guitar in depth then check out my country guitar course here where you can watch a full demo video.

One further point… if you speed this strum up you get instant “Johnny Cash”, try it, especially using a little chord group like E, A and B7. You can find a lesson demonstrating that here.

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00. Introduction

01. The Most Important Strum You Can Know! – Universal Strum No.1

02. How To Play A Classic 50’s Style Strum

03. Why Your Strumming Sounds Horrible And How To Fix It

04. The Best Way To Practice Strumming On Guitar

05. How Professional Guitar Players Strum

06. How To Play A Classic Country Strum

07. What Kind Of Pick Is Best For Strumming Guitar?

08. What Are Some Good Guitar Strumming Songs?

09. How To Tell Which Strum To Use For A Song

10. How To Play A 3/4 Strum

11. How Many Strums Do You Need To Know?