Can someone please give me some advice on the strumming technique you would use on older country songs? For instance "Take This Job and Shove It" by Johnny Paycheck? Im pretty sure for any of the older style songs its a basic bass strum pattern but do yall have any other suggestions?
I don't know about thar song in particular but alot of stuff like Johhny Cash , they will alternate srumming on either side of the sound hole So your first down and up stroke you would strum towards the neck and on the next down and up you would strum towards the bridge. It slightly alters the tone and gives a nice rythym to the song. Listen to Folsom Prison by Johhny Cash to hear an example.
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