VIDEO: Essentials guitar lesson: Fingerstyle Lead (TG246)

Look beyond those preconceptions of acoustic-toting bearded folkies and find out what fingerstyle guitar can bring to your electric technique

Thumbpicking and whammy bar

Finger rolls

16th note lick

Tutor: Chris Bird
Videographer: Martin Holmes

Download Total Guitar issue 246 for the accompanying tab and explanation - available in the UK and, digitally, worldwide via Newsstand for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch and Zinio ( from 1 October 2013.

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