Name a good 'country rock' tutorial book/cd/dvd for me, please!

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  1. Paul Conway

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    I can read music so it doesn't necessarily need tab. Not looking for hyperspeed 'hot country' guitar a la Albert Lee, but rather stuff like Stephen Bruton.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fme0YpQMW5o

    Thanks guys & gals
     
  2. jhumber

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    +1 on Lee Hodgsons book.
    Brent Masons's video is also great.
     
  3. Paul Conway

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    Have to admit, the title is putting me off a little..
     
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    Interesting question. If you ask me, most of what was called "Southern Rock", if it came out today would be marketed as country. Skynard, Molly Hatchet, Allmans, etc. Anytime I have covered a modern country tune, I have always broken out this kind of stuff, and it fits very well.

    So as far as video titles, there are tons that cover this stuff. Not exactly what you were asking about, but might open up other options not considered. Good luck
     
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    Check out masters of the telecaster by Arlen Roth. This covers many styles of music from a countryfried angle including rock. All of the licks are usable in almost any blues/rock/R&B setting though. The book/CD is more comprehensive than the DVD but the DVD shows you how the hands move which is useful.

    Of course you should borrow liberally from the allmans, skynard, grateful dead etc.
     
  6. Paul Conway

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    Yeah, like Shihanderek said in earlier reply. Just as important is getting an instructional book/cd on the band The Eagles. Their songs "Take It Easy"" and "Already Gone" fit perfectly into the country rock genre of the era, perhaps even defining it.

    Learning these bands and songs will also help:

    Buffalo Springfield
    Crosby Stills Nash and Young
    Byrds
    "Amie" by Pure Prairie League
    "One Less Set Of Footsteps" by Jim Croce
    "Get Together" by the Youngbloods
    "Ventura Highway" and "Sandman" by America

    Many songs for a multiitude of bands are available for free at website 911tabs.com as Guitar Pro audio tabulature play back files if you have Guitar Pro software, which definitely is worth the cash .
     
  8. Megatron

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    David Grissom has a Book/CD...I think it's called blues rock soloing. not exactly country but it might be helpful.
     
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    Greg Martin kentucky fried hot licks video

    Gibson/marshall rockin them twangy licks
     

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