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(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone

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Hi, this is Sharon Aguilar with Guitar Tricks, and today I'm going to teach you how to play "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone", as made famous by The Monkees.

This rock tune is a perfect example of how a repetitive chord progression can be made interesting with the use of dynamics, breakdowns, and double-time tempo.

We are going to break down the song in every detail: the modal interchange, use of dynamics, and the gear that it takes to get the tone.

This song is in the key of E, in 4/4 time, at 130 BPM.

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(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone