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Lesson notes

Bad Moon Rising is a popular song from Creedence Clearwater Revival's album "Green River" released in 1969. This one had a standard 60's style bouncy rhythm consisting of large major chords. It incorporates chord shifting all over the neck, so you'll need to be able to shift and change chords with all your fingers at once, as opposed to moving one at a time. It uses a common rhythmic motif through the song that carries throughout all parts of the song, even during the solo. Unlike many solos that are based around single string playing and sometimes double stops, this one is based around chords, making a solo that harmonizes with itself, which is pretty unique and fun to play.