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Country

Pluck ’Em! A Crash Course in Country Guitar

September 20, 2014
Grab a Tele and dig into this comprehensive look at the art of twang.
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Twang 101: 8 Essential Double-Stop Licks

August 30, 2014
Here’s a handful of snappy licks that will help get you through your next gig.
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Twang 101: Travis Picking Essentials

October 19, 2013
Learn about the basic elements of Travis picking and learn how to apply this technique to songs you already know.
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Twang 101: Bending Through a Scale

August 31, 2013
Snake your way up and down the neck while using subtle, but effective, bends to imply different harmonies.
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Media Review: 100 Country Guitar Lessons

August 12, 2013
Dig deep into all things twangy with the country guitar edition of Hal Leonard's new 100 Lessons series.
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Staff Picks: Down Home

August 1, 2013
PG editors and Tele master Guthrie Trapp discuss country classics.
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Rig Rundown - Vince Gill & Paul Franklin

July 31, 2013
Vince Gill and Paul Franklin discuss the gear they used when recording Bakersfield.
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Album Review: Vince Gill and Paul Franklin - "Bakersfield"

July 23, 2013
On "Bakersfield," Vince Gill and pedal-steel guitarist Paul Franklin pay homage to what many people consider the Golden Age of country.
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Album Review: Greg Koch Band - "Plays Well with Others"

June 11, 2013
Koch invites Joe Bonamassa, Robben Ford, and Paul Barrère to the party.
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Twang 101: Chromatic Country Runs

May 29, 2013
Understand everything you need to know about how to use the "country chromatic scale" and create some of the most finger-busting licks this side of Brent Mason.
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