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There are 4 guitar layers in this song. Guitar 1 is a retro-overdriven fuzz electric guitar that leads the way prominently throughout the song. Guitar 2 is a clean electric guitar that strums the chord progression throughout and adds some cool arpeggiations in the verse. Guitar 3 is an acoustic guitar that strums the progressions all the way through.
Guitar 4 is a clean electric that adds a few slide licks later in the arrangement.

The tune kicks off with the distinctive fuzz tone of Guitar 1 playing an iconic single note riff that sets the upbeat mood of the song. This riff becomes the chorus later on. There is also a verse section that features a busier chord progression and another fun single note riff from Guitar 1.

The tune essentially starts over about halfway through. This serves as a neat break in the action to "reset" the whole thing with Guitar 1 redoing the intro again.

In the following lessons, we'll talk about single note riffs, open chords and barre chords, triads, steady strumming patterns, and some killer slide licks. We are in the key of E major, with a 4/4 time signature, at a tempo of 132 BPM.