Sweet Home Alabama: Rhythm

Now we'll look at the right hand strumming rhythm we'll be using for this song. This is mostly a quarter note feel; for each bar we'll strum 2 low bass notes followed by 2 strums on the upper strings of the chords.

We'll add an extra 8th note strum on the "and" of four to give things a little "schwang".

Keep your strumming motion nice and relaxed and steady, and keep your right hand reasonably close to the strings. This will help you when you get up to tempo; this song goes by at a pretty fast clip. Stay relaxed! Start slow and build up to speed.
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