Getting a full chord sound depends on where you place your fingers and how hard you press on the strings.
“Scarborough Fair” has been around for centuries, but it was popularized in the 1960s by Paul Simon’s arrangement of it for Simon and Garfunkel.
One of the great beauties of the minor pentatonic scale is the way the same phrases seem to work over all three chords of a blues progression.
The two classic slide materials are glass and metal. Some of the first slides were made from the tops of wine bottles (hence the term bottleneck guitar) or from lengths of pipe (hence the term . . . er . . . metal slide).
Explore the haunting sounds of acoustic slide guitar with this easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction series.