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Hey everybody! In today’s lesson I want to show you how to play “Hit the Road Jack” by Ray Charles (this is actually “The Stampeders” version – it’s in a different key and is much rockier).

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It’s all based around this shape called the power chord. This song is more like an exercise because it’s so simple – even if you’ve never play the guitar before, there’s a chance that you’ll be able to play this riff by the end of the video.

All we do is take that power chord shape, play it a couple times.. we move it to the side play it a couple more times. We do that again. It’s so simple. With just a bit of practice, you’ll be able to play this song from start to finish.

I hope you enjoy this simple song lesson / exercise and if you need any extra help, please ask in the comments.

See you soon!
-James

2018-12-02T15:32:05-08:00 December 2nd, 2018|Categories: Learn A Riff, Resource|Tags: , , , , |