Playing Rhythm Guitar: Basics Part 7 – Understanding Eighth Notes

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When you play rhythm guitar, some of the most common rhythms you will encounter use eighth notes.

In this tutorial we begin our look at the basics of eighth notes.

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Playing Rhythm Guitar: Basics Part 4 – Understanding Quarter Notes

Quarter note in rhythmic notation

In the Rhythm Guitar Basics Parts 1-3 tutorials, we looked at whole notes and half notes and basic strumming patterns on the guitar.

In this tutorial, we turn our attention to the quarter note.

The Quarter Note

The quarter note receives one beat in 4/4 time.

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