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In The Dead of the Night: Strumming

 

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Now let's look at the strumming rhythm in your right hand. We'll learn a basic strum pattern to use throughout the whole song.

At 70 beats per minute, this strum will be "one and two and a, three and four and a". We're adding an upstroke here to give the rhythm a little spice.

Keep your strumming contained and relaxed, nice even bass notes that aren't over-played, and focus on a nice smooth brush across the upper strings so the notes ring out clearly.
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