Watch the String Muting Staccato online guitar lesson by Ray Nijenhuis from Rockin' Rhythm Guitar Guidebook

Rick Parfitt always said that Chuck Berry's rhythm playing was a huge influence on him. Heck, he even wrote a tribute to Berry called "Again & Again". Although this may look and sound a little generic and easy peasy at first sight, make no mistake: there is a lot going on here. Let's see how we can take it from a basic Berry-style power chord groove to the relentless "take no prisoners" staccato Parfitt chunk-a-chunk.