Watch the Country Rock online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Country Guitar 4: Rhythm Approaches

Country Rock - Overview is a video guitar lesson presented by Jason Loughlin and is sourced from 1-2-3 Country.


You have to have a good country rock rhythm in your pocket. By the mid 70's rock was a strong influence on country music. Present day country music has more connections to rock than it does to classic country. This is a driving rock rhythm with a country twist. We will be using hybrid pickin' to get some strings popping and slapping. This is going to give us a country rock rhythm that can be used for a lot of Albert Lee, Vince Gill and modern country tunes. This also gives us some insight on how to countrify our rock ideas by introducing hybrid picking.