Guitar Tricks 53: Whammy Technique on a Standard Guitar

This week on the channel Neal takes a request: how to make a standard guitar sound like it has a whammy bar. If you only use the whammy technique once in a while or you're stuck with a non-whammy fitted axe, this lesson will give you some good pointers.

The tip of the week: how to make a standard tuned guitar sound like a drop tuned guitar by adding the low E string to your A string power chords.

GT also has lessons on how to use the vibrato bar if your guitar has one!

Whammy Bar from the Beginning

3 Whammy Bar Blues Tricks

Surf Guitar 101

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