Backing Track

Key of G Groove (G-Am-C-D)

Lesson #380

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I made this backing track to accompany my video lesson #379, which is an introduction to Alternate Picking. The riff shown in that lesson can be played on top of this backing track. You can also get the instructional PDF for lesson #379 to follow along.

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