The Synthetic Strumming Guitar Series

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Table of Contents

  1. Overview of the Series
  2. Song Lessons
  3. Technique Lessons (Grouped by Technique and Difficulty)

Overview of the Series

These are songs that involve strumming synthesized with other techniques such as picking, sweeping, raking, and other tricks to keep the groove interesting.

Song Lessons

  • Meet Virginia – Train
  • Build Me Up From Bones – Sarah Jarosz
  • Clarity – John Mayer
  • Crash Into Me – Dave Matthews
  • Drive – Incubus
  • Hole Hearted – Extreme
  • I Knew You Were Trouble – Taylor Swift
  • I Saw a Stranger – John Gorka
  • I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
  • Jack and Diane – John Mellencamp
  • Just a Phase – Incubus
  • Little Plastic Castle – Ani DiFranco
  • Long Cool Woman – The Hollies
  • One Sweet World – Dave Matthews
  • PYT – Michael Jackson
  • Running – Jason Mraz
  • So Much to Say – Dave Matthews
  • Somebody’s Heartbreak – Hunter Hayes
  • Swan Dive – Ani DiFranco
  • The Rain Song – Led Zeppelin
  • We Shall Be Free – Garth Brooks
  • What Makes a Man – City and Colour

Technique Lessons