In this first video, James Burton does a deep dive on the straight picking style, fingerstyle, and shows some steel guitar licks.
James discusses some echo effects he uses.
In this video, we get our first list en of the song "Travelin' Man". James also plays "Hello Mary Lou".
James teaches the "Travelin' Man" solo.
James demonstrates the song "Fools Rush In"
In this video, James shares some chicken picken' and string bending techniques.
James discusses using vibrato, playing behind the nut, and playing harmonics.
In this video, James shows some string bending techniques and plays the song "Lonesome Fugitive".
James plays "The Bottle Let Me Down" and demonstrates playing in drop D tuning.
James discusses using whole tone and half tone bends in ballads before playing the song "Too Far Gone".
In this video, James talks about his string guage and crossfingering techniques.
In this final video, James demonstrates some licks in the key of E, using different pickups, and makes some "Elvis" sounds.
James Burton is highly regarded in the industry with a roll call of famous names who have sought his contribution to their music: Randy Newman, Gram Parsons, and Emmylou Harris among them.
In this lesson James Burton covers vibrato, string bending, pick & finger techniques, solo construction, slides steel effects and his trademark “chicken pickin'” style.
The result is a unique insight into the skills and techniques of the man Elvis Presley called “one of the finest guitar players I have ever met.”
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