Learn To Play 50's And 60's Rock

Season 2 Episode 3

Heartbreak Hotel

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Heartbreak Hotel
Featuring Scotty Moore with instruction by Steve Rieck. "Heartbreak Hotel" was recorded by Elvis Presley as a single in 1956 and became the singer's first Number 1 pop record. In this iVideosongs guitar lesson, legendary guitarist Scotty Moore, who played on the original track and has influenced other greats such as Keith Richards, Jimmy Page, and George Harrison, discusses the parts he played on Elvis' first hit along with the effects he used to create his signature sound. iVideosongs Steve Rieck shows how to play "Heartbreak Hotel," including the electric guitar rhythm and lead solo parts, and the hybrid picking and unison bending techniques used in this song. "Heartbreak Hotel" is a perfect song for beginning guitarists interested in playing classic blues rhythms and lead fills. Tablature and chord grids are embedded in the video for all song segments along with a full song performance in sync with the backing track.moreless

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