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String Bending Lesson 4


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This position works with a F chord, and you're still bending the 2nd string up a whole step.

Put your ring finger in the 8th fret on the 2nd string, and your middle finger in the 7th fret. Use your index finger to block the other strings, and you can also put your pinky in the 8th fret on the 1st string. Bend the 2nd string, from the G note to sound like the A note in the 10th fret.

The note in the 8th fret on the 2nd string is an G note, which is the 2nd note in the F major scale. Here you're bending the 2nd note up to the 3rd note in the scale, and in this one that's an A note.

Play the 2nd string with a pick, or your fingers, and then bend it. Release the bend, but don't play the string again until you go back to the F note in the 6th fret.

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