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(rock music plays) (electric guitar plays) – All right! Hi there! – Hello! – And hello – Good to see you again – Good to see you as well again It’s been a couple weeks, right? Been a long time – 10, 15 years actually – Something like that Who’s counting? – [Eugene] Not me – Not me either Hello and welcome to Fender Play Live! Fender Play is our app designed to teach you how to play guitar, uke, and bass Fender Play Live is a weekly show where we talk about everything from gear, to tone, to technique So please welcome my special guest, Mr. Eugene Russ- uh, Edwards – [Eugene] I know what you were gonna do – Eugene Edwards! – I’m Eugene Edwards, yes (applause) Thank you very much everybody – That was amazing Anyway, Eugene plays lead guitar for Dwight Yoakam and he’s going to help me give you a crash course on country guitar, just in time for Stagecoast- coach I’m doing great today – Are you all right, Matt? – No – Okay – Stagecoach, there’s a lot to talk about, the guitar So let’s get to it So, before we get, remember if you’ve got any questions drop them in the comments and we’ll try to answer them Okay, Eugene – Yes sir – You’re a guitarist – Yes – But you’re also a singer – A bit – And a composer – Yep – You play lead guitar for Dwight Yoakam – I’m honored – Let’s hear a little bit of that country twang – You got it Uh, let’s see (plays electric guitar) Something like that? – Yeah, love it! (applause) Beautiful, beautiful Okay, so I gotta ask, how long have you been playing guitar? – I got my first guitar when I was about eight years old And that’s well over, at least 35 years or so – Wow – Something like that I’ve just always had a guitar, fortunately – So I mean, was there anything particularly about that instrument that you said “I gotta play that”? – I suppose If I can narrow it down to three distinct things from my early childhood was I remember the Buddy Holly Story, starring Gary Busey Historically inaccurate It was historically inaccurate but he’s playing a Telecaster throughout the whole movie and Buddy was a Strat player But, and then around that same time, my dad took me to my first concert which was Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band Telecaster, and then also there was a documentary on a blues festival from the 60s And I was apparently riveted by the footage of Muddy Waters and his band, Muddy Waters, Telecaster So the guitar, and I was a Beatles nut, and there’s just all these guitars, so it was it somehow affected me and I had a feeling that and I was a really shy, little kid so I think I somehow had figured that the guitar was probably gonna be something that was gonna connect me to like the outer world It was gonna help me socialize me in some way And it’s made a valiant effort But, and then when it came, I got an acoustic guitar when I was a kid and then when I was graduating from junior high, my dad said “okay, it’s time to get an electric guitar” Cause I just never set the acoustic down and so I selected a, this was 1986, selected a a Fender Squier Telecaster, which I still have at home – Wow – So it’s, you know it’s just been Telecasters ever since And we’ve gone through a lot of different guitars but I’ve always gone back to the Tele – So, Telecaster, Telecaster Telecaster – Yep, absolutely – So, we’re talkin a lot about Teles but tell us about what you’re up to (electric guitar plays) – So, being with Dwight keeps us busy year around We’re touring constantly and then he also he has his own station on SiriusXM So please check that out, he picks all the tunes and it’s a fascinating listen but he also does a show called the Greater Bakersfield in which we have guests on and they talk about music and how Bakersfield country has influenced them And the greater influence it’s had on different genres And then we kinda come in with instruments and jam with out guests We’ve had Beck, and Jakob Dylan, and Chris Hillman, and I’m forgetting, we just lots of great people And then I also have my own podcast with a friend of mine called The Jukebox Graduate Which apparently a few people in the room have – [Matt] Yeah! – Listened to that We just talk about records and the things we’ve learned through music and how we apply it to life I suppose So, that’s kind of it – Very cool, so Jukebox Graduate – The Jukebox Graduate – Very cool – Check it out – Excellent So, all right, so the first step to country guitar

is the guitar (strums guitar) – The guitar – You do that really well – Yeah – And that’s undeniably the Telecaster, I think we can safely say that So, why are country so well, or why are Telecasters so well suited to country? – Well, there’s a few things First of all, Telecasters are a very simple guitar in terms of electric guitar Just two pickups, it’s a slab body The bridge is just kind of the solid piece here It’s very rugged, believe me, I’ve banged several around the world and they always manage to work I think Dwight has a joke about it, it’s like a like a piece of furniture with strings on it (laughs) It is what it is And, Leo got this right, right out of the gate specifically for country If you look at it actually, it just sort of it’s a slab body Which makes it instead of an arch top And that makes it very easy for players if you were transferring from banjo and things like that You can kinda brace your hand Also, it’s got this very bright high-end sound – Let me hear a little bit more of that – We call the “twang” (plays electric guitar) That’s country, right? – Right – And this lends itself especially that’s all about the bridge pickup, right? We go here, if we go to the front pickup it’s a much smoother, rounder, jazzier tone I suppose we could call it (plays electric guitar) From that to… (plays electric guitar) Just by going from here Didn’t touch the amp So very versatile – Yes – And so, yeah, Telecaster, and obviously it’s just sorta and it’s been on all those records Starting with Jimmy Bryant, who’s the first big name that really kind of took this thing around And then it really blew up with Bucko and then to Don Rich and Merle Haggard, and those guys, and then eventually Waylon Jennings, if you turn on T.V. and there was a country musician on, you know, odds were high that you were gonna see a Telecaster – Absolutely, man it would be so cool to go back in time and to see a Telecaster – From, like, from the early days? – From the early days, man I wish we had something like that around here Wait a minute – [Eugene] Okay, so – Wait, wait, wait, what’s happening? This is unprecedented! – Is it? – It’s unprecedented – There’s no precedent or presence So this is, so a very, very kind gentleman here at Fender has lent this to us for this broadcast This is a 1952 Telecaster This is when they first came out and you went to the store this is what you’d see on the wall This beautiful butterscotch finish, bakelite pickguard The big ashtray cover which, if you notice kind of you can rest your hand very comfortably here But it sort of forces you to play over the front and closer to the neck which is where that smoother sound comes from But when you remove it and have a Tiparillo or something like that (laughs) I don’t wanna mess this up, okay, please thank you Now you can get back here and this is where country really, really happens (plays electric guitar) That sort of thing And this thing is like a fretless wonder, by the way I don’t think anything has been done to it (strums guitar) You can do really fast (picks electric guitar) Those move are really, really, this is I’m not giving this thing up (plays electric guitar) (laughs) So this is what you got off the wall, you plug it into an amp and this is the sound you got And this is, it’s a real privilege to play this thing I’m sure many guitar players are thinking “what’s going on over there?” – I know right, 1952 They won’t let me play it! – But see, no here’ the thing – Dude! (laughs) – So if you notice, now actually, but this will relate to the guitar you’re holding – Yes, so this is a ’50s Road Worn Telecaster and let’s listen to that, so I’ve got an (plays electric guitar) So it’s a little different but I can there’s still a little twang there – Oh there’s a twang there – There’s still quite a bit of twang there – But every guitar’s important in those early recordings and Buck Owens spoke a lot about having that high treble, that cutting sound really helped a.m. radio So it’s a pretty narrow bandwidth and to just separate your record from other records, Buck and those guys

kinda realized, you know, the hi-hat is real it sits right up in the mix The bass doesn’t have a lot of low-end it’s actually cutting And the guitars really, really help (plays electric guitar) – Especially little radio speakers Like three inch radio speakers – And then here comes, here comes Buck and Don (plays electric guitar) So again, the Telecaster suits the medium at the time It suits, and the bars Man, Bakersfield Those guys had a different, they had a different context They’re playing for people who are doing back-breaking work in the Central Valley here And those folks had a lot of cash at the end of the week and they would go out, and they wanted to dance and drink and maybe even throw a punch And so you’ve gotta, you gotta cut above you’ve gotta cut through all of that, you know? By the way, you put a sparkle finish on this and wear a sequin jacket so you could be seen at the back of this really smokey room with bad lighting That’s where the fashion comes in Anyway, and these instruments and the amps that Leo was making, they all just kind of serve that purpose perfectly – [Matt] Cut through the mix, cut through the smoke Cut through the violence – The dim lights thick smoke and loud, loud music as someone once said in a song It was Joe Maphis who said that actually – There we go – He was a guitar player – Let’s play just a little something – Sure, you wanna, what in E? – I do like the key of E – All right, let’s do it (plays electric guitars) – Beautiful! (applause) So, so much good – It’s fun It’s good to see you again, man – It’s good to see you again, too So the first step for a real country tone is of course the guitar, the Telecaster But what about the amps and the effects? – Hm, there’s some – Mhm, so you can hear we’ve got a little extra effect on our amplifiers here but let’s go to this week’s Fender Play Insider to find out more (electric guitar plays) – Hi there, my name is Rick Heins I’m the product development manager for amplifiers I’ve been at Fender a long time I love all different styles of music and I get a lot of questions from guitarists on how to get specific tones Now, I’m a big fan of country music and one of the questions that comes about is “how do I get my favorite country tone”? So a lot of players, when they get to country the most important guitar and has been for a very long time is the Telecaster Now I happen to have with me one of the new American Performer Telecasters, this one’s in penny So I’ve got a couple of different amplifiers with me today I have the ’68 Custom which is an all-tube amplifier And I also have a Mustang GT100 and that’s a digital amplifier The EQ on the ’68 Custom is very simple but in general I like to make sure that the amp’s on the bright side so I set the treble at about six or if not higher And the bass at about four or so So I’m gonna crank up the guitar, let’s see how that sounds (plays electric guitar) So there’s the basic tone that I like to use Kind of my canvas So I brought with me three different pedals I brought a compressor I brought an overdrive, and I brought a delay And I’ll explain how to use each one of these in that style of music A lot of guitarists don’t understand exactly how compression works But the idea’s simple What it does is it takes the loud notes and it makes them quieter And it takes the quiet notes and then makes them louder So it gives you a very even sound So with the compressor, I’ve set it so that the compression is pretty extreme So notes gets really squishy and twangy sounding The other effects a lot of guitarists like to use in country is a little bit of overdrive Now I realize that country generally has a cleaner sound But sometimes for solos or certain parts having just a little bit of overdrive really helps The last effect I’m gonna add to this is delay Now I’m not gonna set the delay for very long I’m gonna have a bit of a slap-back So with the delay, I’m gonna set it so that the repeat’s only one or two, and the delay is very quick

All right, I’m engaging all three pedals now (plays electric guitar) Okay, let’s now check out the Mustang GT100 The amp model that I’m gonna use in the Mustang GT100 is the ’65 Deluxe This amplifier replicates the tone stack and the gain and everything else that a tube amp does So, when I set it, it’ll be very similar to the ’68 This is the base tone that you’re gonna have (plays electric guitar) All right, so that’s the base tone So like the ’68 Custom, instead of adding effects pedals in the front of it the Mustang actually has the effects built in So what I’m gonna do is replicate the sound that I was talking about previously by adding overdrive, by adding compression and by adding delay So when I go into the Mustang and I select the effects What I did is I went to the Green Box which is based on a classic overdrive sound With the compressor, I went to high compression because I wanted that, that similar effect of really squeezing the notes And for the delay, I’m gonna use the mono tape delay which is gonna replicate a classic tape echo I’m gonna set it very fast and I’m gonna have very few repeats just like the delay I used for the ’68 Custom Let’s see how that sounds (plays electric guitar) All right, so that’s the Mustang GT100 Either one’s a great option to get that classic Fender twang Remember these settings are just my personal taste you can set them however you like Whatever sounds best to you For more information, go to Fender.com and stay tuned here for more videos – And we’re back, thanks Rick! Welcome back everyone Welcome back Eugene – Thank you, Matt – You actually hadn’t left (laughs) – Not physically – So that was a great, that was a great Oh, and you’ve got another guitar magically! – So this is the… what is it? It’s the American Origin- I get the names mixed up all the time, the electric kick No, this is the American Original in this gorgeous fiesta red, I think is what we’re calling it The bound, and this actually has a slightly lighter gauge of strings on it The gray one that I had earlier has 11’s which I typically use This has maybe 10’s or 9’s, I don’t know it’s whatever came with it Which makes it easier to do bends and things which we’ll be getting into later – Let me hear a little bit of this guitar – Okay (plays electric guitar) – Magnific! (applause) – Yep, great bridge pickup on a Telecaster You’re in good shape – That’ll work, that’ll work So that was a great demo that Rick did on the amps and the tones, and so we’re playin through a couple of Mustang GT’s and you – Modeling amps – Yeah, you made up your own presets – I did So if you get, you get the Mustang, you look up something called if you can download the Cow Punk sound Which is based on a ’65 Deluxe with the the treble and bass set very similar to where Rick had it on his Deluxe there Also I have a touch of compression The reason is, the way we get our sound really is you take a Fender tube amp, and you wanna get, you wanna push it pretty hard where it actually starts to compress naturally but before we get to this full saturation point It’s kind of a sweet spot for what we wanna do here And then also I throw a little, a single slap delay Which telecasters really respond to a single slap delay Meaning you just hear one quick repeat after I hit (strums electric guitar) And the reason Tele’s are really, really suited to this is that because that high end treble sound it triggers the effect really, really well Great singers, Elvis Presley, would lean on his consonants his T’s and his P’s to really trip that echo which John Lennon was really good about that too because he was such an Elvis freak But we have Tele’s as guitars that really help spell that out (plays electric guitar) That Luther Perkins thing You can kinda create this little triplet kind of a horse galloping feel With a single slap-back delay So get a delay pedal, pretty easy to find that setting And that’s the Cow Punk setting in total

– That’s a great sound – What are you – I’m on the Country Deluxe setting so I don’t have a slap effect so I’ve turned up the reverb a little (plays electric guitar) So I can kinda – You have a longer tail – Yeah, exactly So I can pretend that I have that slap (plays electric guitar) That was great! (laughs) Don’t be so hard on yourself – It’s how I got here (laughs) – He’s quick So we’ve talked about the classic gear needed for playing country music and also some modern ways to get those sounds as well But let’s get to the most important thing, the music – The music – Eugene, what makes a piece of music sound country? – Makes it sound country Well a little bit of history on that, and I don’t wanna get into the weeds of like, what is country music and what is not, I’ll let everyone else debate that By the way, that debate’s been going on since 1927 That’s the great thing about this So, in terms of as an American form of music it also, it borrows from blues It eventually borrows from jazz, and it borrows from folk as defined Scots, Irish, stuff that settled in Appalachia The chords are very simple in a traditional country song Well, like we’ve been in the key of E all along So there’s a very rudimentary country progression would be like this (plays electric guitar) Then back to our…. (plays guitar chord) Now, so the voicings are very clear, open chords Use open strings like you would on an acoustic guitar That’s very traditional country And also, the reason the chord-work is very, very simple and the voicings are simple is that we want to draw attention to the lyric And in country music, I think it really starts with narrative, storytelling Other forms such as blues kinda uses certain platitudes lyrical platitudes to establish it’s a blues and then slightly tweak them Woke up this morning and fill in the blank, right? But country music doesn’t quite do that It actually will, almost like someone’s on a front porch telling you what happened to their family five years ago And then the chorus of the song usually which kind of have a phrase which sums that whole thing up That’s the bare bones of country music Now certain instrumentation lends itself to country music We hear fiddles, we hear banjos, mandolins, steel guitars and then eventually we get to our beloved Tele Which, going back a little bit on the history of the Tele Started off kinda built off of lap steel basses, really Which also gives it that flat body And you know, it’s hard for me to even think about country music without Tele It’s kind of chicken and the egg really – [Matt] Right? – But certainly once you hear this guitar on the bridge pickup (strums guitar) that just sounds that bright thing is just so much more country than if you heard (strums guitar) a softer, mellower tone So those are the things that kinda indicate that it’s country – Sure, and remember we’ve got a learni- we have several different learning paths on Fender Play And we have a country learning path so if you’re just getting started on the guitar that’s a great place to learn it and learn through some of your favorite songs and riffs within that style of music that you can check out So, what if I’m a beginner or just getting into the genre what are some of the techniques that a beginning country player should learn? – Well, I’ll tell ya, one thing is establish rhythm first And a really relaxed right hand And a basic, you know, one and two and sort of strumming patterns Oh sorry, make sure you’re volume’s up – Oh that – Yeah, sorry (strums electric guitar) And don’t even worry about changing chords, just (strums electric guitar) Just get that sort of thing up (strums electric guitar) Simple strumming patterns, keep it simple Keep those chords open, keep them clean And then you could add little alternate you can do the alternative bassline thing which is what Maybelle Carter brought to brought to us in about 1927, I suppose with the Bristol recordings and that’s where you’re gonna hear (picks electric guitar) Do that over and over again

Over and over again until you can do it and hold a conversation Which is how you end up telling your story when you’ve written a country song – I love that We show that as an alternating bass note strum pattern in level four and level five of our country path And we also show you how you could palm mute it to get like that Luther Perkins tick-tack effect Which you’ve demonstrated, but if you can just show it again where you get right back on the bridge there – So using this fleshy part of your hand, of your palm you’re gonna kinda lay this down across the strings here And if you notice, as opposed to the note.. (picks string) ringing out like that, you’re gonna put your palm down and mute it a bit (picks string) Kinda kills it a bit, right? Also helps trip off that delay So in the Johnny Cash song “Get Rhythm”, he uses a slap-back Luther does on a, he’s using his S Squier actually which is a predecessor to the Telecaster It only had one pickup And he would get (picks electric guitar) that thing and so, if I could real quickly though – Yeah – Let me show you on this on the American Pro Telecaster a beautiful little innovation guys came up with this little cover here, this little plate which actually resembles what came on Strats back in the ’50s And it makes that technique, you can just lay your hand there all the time, but then roll that flesh forward a little, I don’t know if you can get this on camera, sorry And do that same palm muting thing But your hand’s not kinda laying on the screws and the metal so it kinda makes it a little more comfortable – [Matt] That’s awesome! How come I don’t have one of those? – Well, you didn’t get to play the ’52 either (laughter) To see some defeats for Matt – I know, God, this guy… so quick! So quick! (plucks electric guitar) – So what else do we have to show them? – Lots of things that we could show them! So some other country techniques that we show off-path or they’re not even necessarily exclusive to country but double-stop, triple-stop bends, so lead guitar techniques that kinda get you in that, pedal steel sound and vibe – Yeah so much of country guitar playing especially when you talk about lead work ends up being about emulating the sound of a pedal steel guitar One, probably one of the first licks to learn there would be something where you would take a triad and bend up to the major third (strums electric guitar) This is over a D chord (plays electric guitar) So, how would we play this? So your pinkie would lay at the 10th fret, on the high E and B string at the same time Your ring finger is gonna take the G string at fret 9 And it’s gonna pull up this E natural up to an F#. (plays electric guitar) Takes some hand strength, again if you use lighter gauge strings it makes it a lot easier – Sure, yeah (plays electric guitar) – [Eugene] And then you can resolve it to your tonic there So that’s one of the things you can do Another one, staying in the key of G, or D, sorry Is keep your pinkie there on that D note on the 10th fret of your E string And with your ring finger, bend the B string from the 10th fret a full step up So you’re gonna be bending an A natural to a B natural and back down (plays electric guitar) Or if you’re going to the four chord which would be G in the case, you could (plays electric guitar) – [Matt] Oh that’s lovely – [Eugene] Right? – And twangy! – And twangy And then there’s other, or here’s another great one where say if we’re in the key of A, you (plays electric guitar) where you’re creating a harmony between the G string and high E, frets 6 and 5 And then you join them together at the 7th fret And let’s be chromatic for that 8 and then up to 9 And walk it back down (plays electric guitar)` And you notice I’m doing a hybrid thing where I’m using the pick on the G and then I’m kind of using a fingernail or just the fingertip for the high E (picks electric guitar) And then also, let’s add a little bend there A little pedal steel thing – [Matt] Do it! (picks electric guitar) – [Eugene] A lot of that, so But that’s down the road – Yeah, and with Fender Play if you’ve never heard of hybrid picking, playing with picking fingers, we do have a course on that on Fender Play so you should check that out Now let’s put that together a little bit Let’s play a Dwight tune, maybe? – Okay, he’s my, here’s a first position lick The intro to “Guitars, Cadillacs”, I think is just a piece of genius in that it’s the history of country music all in one really, really catchy riff – Let’s here it – Key of A but we start our walk up in E (plays electric guitar) – Beautiful man! (applause)

– Yep, thank you – Man, so do you play that the same every night? – I try. (laughs) You know, I met Pete Anderson when I first moved to town gosh, over 20 years ago He was a, he was just a real, a lot of help It was a big guitar hero of mine from the time I was maybe 14 when that first Dwight record came out Every album that they put out, I bought it with the intent to learn the guitar parts And, and I’m still learning There’s still stuff the guy did that was just brilliant and a mix of standard country things with very forward thinking steps and techniques And so when I played the songs, I respect the catalog I respect what Pete did, it’s really it’s just an honor that kind of keeper of the flame sort of thing Also, but Pete always played as if he was gonna fall off a cliff, there was a weird so I try to maintain that as well So yeah – Excellent – So to answer your question shortly, yes – Excellent too, and it’s such a great sounding riff We gotta get to the homework, though – Oh right, you guys have homework I don’t, you do – We give homework We give homework every week! – Yeah, you guys are tough – We are tough, that’s right – Not gonna practice – Come on and try it – I wish I had this when I was growing up This would’ve shortened everything – Right, I know – You guys are lucky is what you are – So if you’ve got some homework, post it in the comments So we do it on all levels Eugene, you wanna tell the folks what the homework is? – First assignment, for beginner Our open chords, that cowboy strum people call the cowboy strum (strums electric guitar) That pattern Keep it simple, keep it going Again, till you can just do it in your sleep Just do it over and over, repetition is everything when you’re learning And then, for the intermediate move, we’re gonna add that alternating base thing that we showed earlier That Maybelle Carter move so if we’re still in the key of E (strums electric guitar) And then – What about for our hotshots? – (groans) Yeah, the hotshots I’m curious as to what they’ve got on tap as well Let’s see, if we’re still in the key of E we’re gonna, we like to see some chicken pickin’ where you just kinda mute…. (picks guitar) We wanna here some of those pedal steel bends (plays electric guitar) And some of the, some of those – Double stops, double stops – What do you call those? (plays electric guitar) Have fun with those – Yeah, do it just like that, no problem – Yeah, exactly (laughs) – Excellent, so whatever you can do Show us a cool lead line, make up just a melodic riff Awesome too – That’d be great if you could – Yes Now it is time for the Fender Play giveaway! Each week we give a free piece of gear to a Fender Play user just for watching a single lesson So let’s welcome Maddie to announce this week’s winner! (applause) – Hello everybody! So this week’s winner is, drum roll please Jessica M.! (applause) Congrats Jessica, so remember the more videos you watch the more chances you have to win So keep watching videos and we’ll see you next week – Awesome! Wait, where’d she go? – Where’d she go, I don’t know, that was weird – That was kinda weird Well I guess we gotta go to the questions – Okay, oh do people have questions? – People have questions and hopefully we have some answers – I’m just gonna make it up on the fly – Okay, go ahead – Okay, so the first question is from Jenn Collins And she said ” I’d love some country listening homework “for my son…” – [Matt] More homework? – Yeah, more homework “He’s just learning guitar but listening is a big part of his interest” which is good, that’s key “What should a young guitarist include “in his country must-listen list”? Well, I certainly advocate starting with the honky-tonk stuff It swings, the chords are simple, the songs are fun Johnny Horton’s “Honky-Tonk-Man” which later was a big hit for Dwight that he covered Also, you’re gonna get a lot of Buck Owens It’s very happy music That stuff, it’s like sunshine and it gets you very, very familiar with the harmonies of country music, vocal harmonies A lot of the rules are sitting right there But they’re very, very digestible cause he made these really concise, kind of pop songs with tons of just joy and twang – [Matt] Joy and twang – Joy and twang, yep – [Matt] Man, that sounds amazing – That does sound nice, doesn’t it It’s like a pep radio morning show duo – So here’s another question, so Greg Edens is asking “so we hear lots about guitar players in country

“but are there any bass players on the country scene “that people should be checking out”? – That’s a good question, you know? Country bass players, first name that comes to mind a guy from way back named Bob Moore who was a session bass player And I couldn’t even begin to list all the Look up Bob Moore and look at the records on which he’s played and all the rules of country bass playing which there are a lot How to walk How to resolver certain things It always sounds very, very simple but there’s a lot of logic to what country bass paying involves Bob Moore pretty much wrote that book He’s been on, what was the number? – [Man] 17,000 – 17,000 records So have him look into Bob Moore And then really, a kind of a recent counterpart would be who was…? – [Man] Some Dave Roe – Oh, Dave Roe is a great, great example of a modern bass player who respects all that stuff The Bob Moore sound, and then Rhodes – [Man] Michael Rhodes – Michael Rhodes! That guy’s been on tons of record the past few decades So those are a couple of names you can look into and find out what records they’ve played on – [Matt] Excellent, that’s great! I think it’s time to get to the shout-outs So, at Fender Play, we’ve got a great supportive community of people learning, very beginning then more advanced players being supportive of each other’s learning and progress on the guitar – That’s great – So let’s do some shout-outs You wanna do the first one? – I got the first one First shout-out goes to Greg Raad I believe I’m pronouncing that correctly Oh, Greg forgive me He posted his first video in the community and has played for less than three months and he showed us a four chord progression that sounded fantastic Greg, really, really proud of you Keep up the great work – [Matt] Awesome! (applause) Second shout-out is to all of our players around the world it’s international guitar month and we’re proud that out beginning community has members from Brazil, Germany Budapest, Sweden, and tons of other countries all helping each other out and supporting each other learning how to play and improve So that’s totally awesome (applause) – International applause – Yes, international applause – Everyone in the world will hear it – That’s so awesome So, Fender Play updates Every week we’re uploading new material to the site So we’ve got a couple of great songs up on the site for this week – Such as “Die a Happy Man” by Thomas Rhett And “Out of the Woods” by Taylor Swift which is a really well written song, by the way – Yeah, absolutely Absolutely, so we’re gonna wrap things up a huge thank you to Eugene Edwards for stopping by (applause) – Thank you, Matt – Absolutely, it’s been super fun – Thank you everyone – Please tune in next Wednesday at five for our next episode of Fender Play Live Keep practicing, we will see you next time G chord, my good man And (strums electric guitar)