Watch the How Great Thou Art 4 online guitar lesson by Tim Sparks from Post-Modern Fingerstyle Blues

The gospel sound comes to the foreground here in the B section. The original melody to "How Great Thou Art" is not especially busy, which opens up a lot of opportunity to embellish and ornament the melody with gospel and blues colorations. Each of the G blues lines demonstrated here is based on a different chord shape for G, and you can see how familiarity with the shapes leads to blues lines within each chord's "zone" of the neck.

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