Duane Eddy 'Peter Gunn' lesson (TG216)

An old-school instrumental with a twangy kick, 'Peter Gunn' proved one of Duane Eddy's greatest hits.

Pick up Total Guitar issue 216 (on sale 10 June to 7 July) for an exclusive interview with Duane Eddy on the making of 'Peter Gunn', not to mention a backing track, a guide to nailing the guitar tones and the scales and chord diagrams from the song.

Part One: Intro riff

Part Two: Main riff

Part Three: Breakdown

Composed by Henry Nicola Mancini
Tutor: Chris Bird
Audio: Simon Young
Videographer: Martin Holmes

In the mag:

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