Watch the 4 On The Floor online guitar lesson by David Hamburger from Blues Architect

This tune has a straight-eighth note feel (as opposed to a swing feel) and the all-time source for straight-eighths rhythm guitar is the music of James Brown, which was built around the seminal funk guitar style of Jimmy Nolen. Nolen's first recording with Brown was "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag," and the rest is pretty much ninth-chord history. Visit Jimmy Nolen online at

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