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Our next guitar part we are going to look at in "No Rain" is the acoustic guitar parts played throughout the track. The acoustic in the song creates a nice consistent rhythm throughout the whole track and really works to bridge the gap between the vocals, melodies, and rhythm section. Like our lead guitar melody, there are two main parts. We are using a series of open position chords in the verses, and than moving to A string root barre chords in the choruses. All of these chords are very easy to play and account for a quick way to jump right into playing the song. One thing to note is that almost every guitar part starts on beat 2 of every measure in the song. This slight hesitation is crucial to playing these acoustic parts successfully. Let's take a look!
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