How to Play Slide Guitar: Bottleneck Basics

By Steve James From rudimental country-blues themes to masterpieces by adepts past and present, good slide guitar playing is seldom busy. At its best, it combines economical phrasing with special attention to pitch and tone. Let’s look at some of the basics of playing slide in open-D tuning (DADF#AD). First, your slide should be about … Continue reading How to Play Slide Guitar: Bottleneck Basics