John Butler Youtube Tutorial – One Way Road

Acoustic Guitar Tutorial of How to Play John Butler’s – One Way Road.

It’s played on a National guitar on his lap, it is in G Major tuning DGDGBD and he uses a slide, with a mix of strumming and harmonics.   This is a fantastic tutorial, complete with lounge chair

The right hand is finger picked and at a quick glance the underlying structure of the chords is  G D E5 C, in the mid section it has sort of  an a Am and Bm type of sound to it, the chords aren’t necessarily all played but are implied..  There’s some great riffs in it that are built around a G pentatonic scale with a little bit of a Bluegrass texture to it.

Here’s a link to the One Way Road tutorial in a larger size video John Butler One Way Road

Also note that new John Butler Album will be out very soon.

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Filed under acoustic, Acoustic Guitar CD, Roots, Slide Guitar, World Music, youtube

2 responses to “John Butler Youtube Tutorial – One Way Road

  1. guitar instructionssays:

    I lov You Guitar

    Nice playing too 😉

  2. Nice tutorial John, love the hip hop singing and mashed sound. The Percussion sound you get from the mixture of plucking and harmonics is interesting, I love that percussion sound that you can get out of a bass.

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