Quick Tips for Strumming in 6/8 Time (feat. No Hard Feelings by The Avett Brothers)
Lesson #485 • Apr 14, 2023
Need help strumming songs that don’t have four beats per measure? This lesson will help you out! I answer an audience question about the song No Hard Feelings by The Avett Brothers - and show the process of figuring out how many beats are in each measure (hint: it’s six!). From there I’ll walk through three must-know strumming patterns to use in 6/8 time, each of which builds off of the one that came before. No matter your skill level, you’ll be in good hands!
- 0:00 Lesson Summary
- 0:30 Time Signatures, Explained
- 2:37 Is this Song in 4/4 or 6/8 Time?
- 5:00 Strum #1 (Simple)
- 7:12 Strum #2 (Intermediate)
- 7:48 Strum #3 (Adding Up-Strums)
- 8:39 Practice Play-Along!
- 9:54 Other Songs in 6/8 Time
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No Hard Feelings - Album Version
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