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Hey there, this is Sharon Aguilar with Guitar Tricks and today I'm going to teach you "Delia's gone" as made famous by Johnny Cash. This country tune is an American murder ballad, and is a perfect example of how "boom-chick" strumming can establish the groove. We are going to break down the song down in detail, using a capo, the chords & rhythm, boom-chick strumming technique, the rockabilly clean guitar, and the gear that it takes to get the tone.

The song is in the key of Bb major, and we will be using a capo on the first fret. It is in 4/4 time at approximately 154 BPM.