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Long Train Runnin'

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Today we are going to learn to play Long Train Runnin' as made famous by the Doobie Brothers in 1973. Written by Tom Johnston, this classic tune features one of the most signature rhythm guitar parts of it's time. This is a great example of a high energy funk-rock song propelled by stereo electric guitars, and spiced up with cool and colorful acoustic guitar counterpoints.

In these lessons we're going to talk about gear & tone, we'll learn the signature rhythm guitar part, we'll learn the acoustic guitar counter parts, the 12 bar chord progression, some rhythmic variations and the four guitar outro. Finally we'll put it all together and play along with the backing track!