How to play beginning slide. How to get a good tone from your slide.

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Comment by Skeesix on February 23, 2014 at 9:57am

Thanks Jerome. The Roy Rogers instructional video is excellent, and that's what I originally learned to play slide from. http://www.amazon.com/DVD-Slide-Guitar-For-Rock-Blues/dp/B0007LC58C

Comment by jerome ware on February 22, 2014 at 10:00pm

Skeesix  I"ve searched youtube and google to learned some of the basics for beginners but instead of teaching the  majority seems to forget the novice and can't wait to rip into it and show their skills are sale their products but I do appreciate that they are willing to help.  I would like to say thank you ,this is the only video out of many that actually helped me. The way you teach is just outstanding. Please do more videos are direct me to some videos that teaches like you.

Comment by Uncle John on October 24, 2013 at 4:16pm

Purty good,   first time I've found this.

Comment by Neil Ritter on February 3, 2011 at 6:39pm
this video is very helpful! thanks so much!
Comment by Jon Pruett on February 28, 2010 at 12:05am
Thanks for the great video - it really helped me get a clean tone out of my slide. Seems I was stuck in the pointless mashing technique before. :)
Comment by Skeesix on January 20, 2010 at 8:44pm
Hi Arnie, Yes, that is one of my pickups. Thanks. The funny thing is, some CBG's I've spent months perfecting, while this CBG was quickly hacked together in an evening so I could have something to play on, and it still sounds great!
Comment by Arnold ( ARNIE ) Rydberg Jr. on January 20, 2010 at 12:55pm
HEY NOW SKEESIX - Nice video and great sounding CBG . Does it have one of your pickups on it ? Sounds GREAT!!! PEACE / Arnie Rydberg
Comment by Dianne Woods on November 16, 2009 at 5:43am
Hey Skeesix, very nice video. I think I am applying too much pressure on the strings. I will try what you suggested. Great job teaching. Thanks
Comment by MrRandomWritings (Backwater Bri) on November 15, 2009 at 4:47pm
most helpful - been practising most of today
Comment by Susan Hunt on November 15, 2009 at 2:55pm
Thanks so much.

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