Watch the Big DaDdy online guitar lesson by Rich Maloof from 50 Acoustic Guitar Licks You MUST Know

One of the great things about open or alternate tunings is that they take a guitarist out of his element; unless you're an old hand at them, there always seems to be a nice surprise in what you'll get when you lay your fingers on the neck. Check out how just a few fretted notes make for some great voicings on this fingerpicked example in DADGAD.