Watch the Difficult To Grasp: Rhythm 1 online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Blues Guitar Greatest Hits - Vol. 4
Difficult To Grasp: Rhythm 1 is a video guitar lesson presented by Andy Aledort and is sourced from Jam Night Vol. 3
Legendary R&B guitarist Steve Cropper, who played on the original recording of "Hard to Handle," loved to utilize small two- and three-note chord voicings so that his rhythm parts would sound distinctive. This approach allowed Steve to add subtle harmonic content while also serving to bolster the rhythm of the song by locking into the 16th-note feel of the snare drum accents, which is approach used for this first rhythm guitar example.