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!

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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