Play the acoustic party-piece of party-pieces!
5th Oct 2009 | 14:58
Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed number among the world's most incredible country guitarists. Reed, who composed Guitar Man and US Male for Elvis, was an awesome finger-picker on nylon strings, while Atkins' effortless delivery belied a technique that still baffles to this day!
In November's Guitar Techniques you'll find a note-perfect transcription of Jerry's Breakdown, a delightful display of country guitar that will astound and inspire you. Whether you learn the entire thing or isolate some of the death-defying licks and incorporate them into your playing, you'll have hours of fun with this incredible piece, and also see why Chet and Jerry occupy such a high standing within the guitar community.
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