Want to Play Like Johnny Cash? Learn the Boom-Chuck Rhythm in 3 Easy Steps

By Chris Grampp | Excerpted from Rhythm Guitar Essentials The boom-chuck beat is one of the first rhythms guitarists learn, and for good reason: you can play thousands of acoustic-guitar songs in this style—just ask Johnny Cash. Ex. 1 begins with a bass note on the root of the C chord (the “boom”) followed by … Continue reading Want to Play Like Johnny Cash? Learn the Boom-Chuck Rhythm in 3 Easy Steps