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Play Electric Guitar Like Keith Richards

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How to Play Electric Guitar like Keith Richards, Part 1 of a two part Lesson

In this guitar lesson you’ll learn how to play electric guitar like Keith Richards. That is, you’ll learn how Keith stays on course by avoiding the standard back-to-front rhythm and lead guitar approach that’s typical of much pop music. With that in mind, let’s check out some of the techniques Richards’ has used to create his electric guitar parts on a variety of classic songs with The Rolling Stones.

Go to Lesson: Part 1: Rhythm of a Rolling Stone

(Part 2 of this guitar lesson looks at Richards’ acoustic guitar work.)