Pedal Steel Chord Chart??

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  1. mingo

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    Does anyone have a Pedal Steel Chord Chart they could share with me???

    It would help me out a lot. Or links to lessons online or anything!?

    Thanks
     
  2. chumley

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    There is a wealth of information on the Steel Guitar Forum. Check it out.
     
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    I have a ton of stuff, but nothing scanned. You looking for anything in particular?
     
  4. mingo

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    i'm just kinda starting. i think i know how to play G, then C with the pedals down to D.

    but i guess i'm looking for a chord chart, or maybe a major scale laid out on the pedal steel...

    anything really would be a help! i'll check out the steel guitar forum also.

    thanks
     
  5. Zelmo

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    Asuming you're in E9 tuning with at least an 'A and B' pedal and 4th string knee lever raise on the E (4th) string:

    - play a G on fret 3, strings 3,4,5 open (or stgs 4,5,6, or 5,6,8, or 6,8,10, or even 1,2,5); these are the most common string 'grips'.

    - another G: 3 frets up, engage A pedal and 4th string raise (same grips)
    - another G: 10th fret A and B engaged.

    I,IV,V progession in G:
    3rd fret open,
    3rd fret AB pedals,
    5th fret AB pedals.

    These are some very basics.
    There is some very good instructional material out there, but mostly available for purchase - either used or new. Jeff Newman courses are pretty good and have been used by a lot of people, myself included. The one called 'Up From the Top' is a good place to start.

    However, I really recommend that you find a teacher if for no other reason than to get started on the right track with regard to right hand mechanics, blocking, etc. You'll go much further much faster with a teacher.

    Good luck.
     
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    Strings 3 + 5: harmonized G major scale:

    Fret 3 no pedals, Fret 3 A&B pedals down, fret 5 A+B pedals down, fret 8 no pedals, fret 10 no pedals, fret 10 A+B pedals down, fret 13 no pedals, fret 15 no pedals

    G Major scale, fret 3: pick strings:
    8,7,6,6B,5,5A,2,4

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  7. mingo

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    wow thanks a lot guys for the help...do you have any other web site links?

    also how do you do the harmonics??

    thank you so much!
     
  8. mingo

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    anyone else have any useful hints/tips?
     
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