Many a guitarists songlist has a few 'uninspiring' songs in it
They work - just - but they could do with a 'Boost'...
From 'Coming 'round the Mountains' to 'God save the Queen'
- Your song could be 'Rock' or even a 'Hymn'
- A 'Waltz' perhaps, even a "Calypso'
Most simple three chord songs - it doesn't matter what style
- can be transformed by being played as a slow 'Blues Shuffle' !
Posted on October 11, 2010 at 12:32am
If a song doesn't work for you - consider changing the key...
There are two main reasons for changing key:
For ease of playing - possibly using 'friendler' chord shapes
(Plus the new key may give you some 'free' open bass strings...)
And ease of singing - to avoid straining your voice.
Occasionally I move out of the guitar friendly CAGED keys - view my Youtube song…Continue
Posted on August 14, 2010 at 2:05am
If you have a song that doesn't work...
Try changing the key.
Jump off the 'tramlines' of familiar chord progressions.
You can of course go further and change the rhythm...
Or the chords...
Try to 'Jazzify' it...
Even 'Bluesify' it...
These steps will quite often unleash potential that you didn't know you…Continue
Posted on August 11, 2010 at 11:30pm