Watch the Half-Step Dissonance online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Country Guitar 7: Style Variations
Half-Step Dissonance - Breakdown is a video guitar lesson presented by Eric Lambert and is sourced from 1-2-3 Bluegrass Guitar.
We begin this section by playing the melody of "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" straight with no alterations.
Then I play it again and add the technique. Now, we'll explain that this technique can be used whenever we're about to play the second string open.