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So let us do some vamping on some of the songs we have done. To get a good, (guitar demo) we call this chops. And you get a good chop,(guitar demo) you hit it, you release the chord and you have to damp the stings. So you can just lift your fingers off the strings. (Guitar demo), you finger is staying in contact with the strings is what makes it happen damp to sound.
Here is an example in how to play chords to Worried Man Blues. Maybe I will lead into the song a little bit, to get a feeling where I am in time. (Guitar playing). We can also do it up the neck, (guitar playing). I wish to do that to a little slower in case you want to play long with it, (guitar playing).
You know sometimes I had a boom before my pinch, before my chop. That just kind of keeps you oriented and keeps your hand in time. It is not a bad idea to try and feel the rhythm in your hand as you do is.
Let us do a nice vamping pattern for Cropper Crimp, I will just play too a couple of times, (guitar playing), (guitar demo).
And last, we will play chords to Bart Fire Bore Male. This makes up low and high. (Guitar playing). There, that was just some examples of ways you could play just really simple vamping. Try not to play anything fast or either you are fast in your things to get done, (guitar playing). But we would not get into those until later time.