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My Sharona

As made famous by: The Knack

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Mike will show you the 2 electric guitar layers in this song. Guitar 1 has a gritty rock tone for playing the rhythm riffs throughout. Guitar 2 uses a beefier tone for the leads. The song opens with the iconic, bouncy single note main riff punctuated by powerful chord stabs. The prechorus ramps up the energy and dynamics with a rising chord progression that eventually crashes back down to the main riff. There’s also a bridge that features some great licks, and an extended interlude section that features the main solo of the tune.

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Mike Olekshy
title My Sharona
instructor Mike Olekshy
genre rock
pages 12
artist The Knack
difficulty
category Song
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