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Walking Into Chords

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One of the first ways to add some pickin' into your playing is to learn to walk into chords while strumming. This technique will allow you to develop the stronger rhythm and lead techniques that are the signature sound of country music. You'll find the left hand movement fairly simple. It lines up with everything we've learned so far. Pay close attention to the right hand. It becomes a little more involved in the process in this lesson and the lessons to come.

In the tab below, you'll find the basic motion of walking into the C major chord in the top line. The second line deals with the fundamental strum pattern I demonstrate using the walking pattern at the end of the lesson.

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