Alabama Songs

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Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler) Alabama

In this song tutorial, Mike Olekshy will teach you "Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler)", by Alabama. Mike will talk about the song then the gear and tones, then break down the parts in the intro, verse, chorus, and bridge in the key of E. Then we're into the electric parts after we change to the key of F; after which we'll look at the acoustic parts in both keys. We'll take things out with a full performance, a single guitar performance, and a jam along.

Published: 03/20/2013 Upgrade
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Song of the South Alabama

In this set of country lessons, Mike Olekshy is going to teach you "Song of the South", by Alabama. Mike will introduce the song then discuss the gear and tones, then dive into the acoustic and electric parts in the chorus. Next up are the acoustic and electric parts for the verses, then for the outro of the song. We'll end things with a full performance, then a single guitar approach, and a jam along.

Published: 05/22/2013 Upgrade
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High Cotton Alabama

In this set of lessons, Hunter Perrin will teach "High Cotton", by Alabama. After a song introduction and the gear and tone, Hunter will get into the fingerstyle parts for the intro and verse. Next we'll learn the boom-chick strumming in the chorus and during the fiddle solo; then we'll look at the verse rhythms and chords. We'll learn the modulated chorus before we move to the play along performance, then you'll take over in the jam along.

Published: 12/18/2013 Upgrade
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Forty Hour Week Alabama

Mike will show you this 80s country classic that features an acoustic and electric blend of textbook country guitar playing. He'll cover steady acoustic strumming, chord arpeggiation, climbing chord progressions, dynamics, and some rhythm guitar approaches for country music.

Published: 07/06/2015 Upgrade