How To: Bend chords on an electric guitar like Albert Lee

Bend chords on an electric guitar like Albert Lee

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British guitarist Albert Lee is world-renowned for his fingerstyle and picking techniques. He's won Guitar Player magazine's Best Country Guitarist award five times in a row and Eric Clapton has called him "the greatest guitarist in the world." Albert Lee has also recorded with Emmylou Harris, Eddie Van Halen, Bo Diddley, Eric Clapton and many others. Right here, he demonstrates his dazzling skills for you to suck up and learn.

This video tutorial will show you how to bend chords on an electric guitar for that authentic country feel. The idea behind a lot of country bends is to mimic the sound of a lap steel or B bender guitar (Albert explains the B bender in the video), where chords seem to fly up and down effortlessly. The first example bends the third string from perfect 5th to major 6th. The second example starts off with a lick that should be familiar to Zakk Wylde fans.

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