Watch the Gin Soaked: Chorus online guitar lesson by Adam Levy from 50 Low-Down Rhythms You MUST Know
Again, in open-G (DGDGBD, low to high), this lick keeps a propulsive vibe going through the simple two-chord progression. Use your bare thumb and fingers, or a thumbpick and fingers. A flatpick won’t cut it. The bounce in bars 1, 2, 5, and 6 comes from playing the roots on the upbeats and chord shapes on the downbeats.