Learn to play like Pete Townshend
The Who are an English rock band that formed in 1964. They are considered one of the most influential rock bands in history.
Pete Townshend rhythm playing frequently used seventh chords and suspended fourths, and he is associated with the power chord, an easy-to-finger chord built from the and with only root and the fifth that has since become a fundamental part of the rock guitar vocabulary. Smart chord movements in contrast to hard strummed rhythm pattern identify the Townshend style.
The first 8 measures consists of only two chords shapes moving down the neck. A chain of suspended chords resolving to the major chord that its based on.This exercise rocks with eighth note downstrokes divided in 3 – 3 – 2 for every chord.
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