About these strums

These are fun strums. These are the strums (and picks, in the case of clawhammer) that you don’t need, but that you’ll have fun learning and playing and showing off with. In this section we have:

  • The Beach Boy Boogie
  • Clawhammer style
  • The Formby Split-Stroke
  • The Bo Diddley rhythm, and:

Beach Boy Boogie

In the muting section, we looked at the song “Surfin’ USA,” and did a complete run-through of the song. You may want to refresh your memory, here, as we add the Beach Boy Boogie to the same song. Remember, this concept works for many songs and many styles, despite the title…

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Apply the boogie to the song:

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BB Boogie Advanced:

For the show-offs in the house…

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