Try these two ways of playing funk guitar chords in a Cory Wong style

Cory Wong
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Guitar lessons: In this quick chord lesson we're taking notes from one of the contemporary rhythm kings of electric guitar; the Strat-toting funkmaster Cory Wong



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The A7 and Dm7 shapes shown here are typical barre chords used a lot in funk – hopefully you recognise them! When Cory plays them, he’ll target two or three strings, giving a lighter sound and making room for other instruments to breathe.


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