JohnLEnnon FinGerstyle bass with upper triads
[Bar 1] This picking pattern forms the rhythm that will continue throughout the piece – it’s common for singer-songwriter-fingerpickers to lock in to a
GUITAR TECHNIQUES 2 4 8 certain pattern or rhythm and then maintain it throughout a track. Don’t forget the drop D tuning as well (D-A-D-G-B-A). [Bar 2] Some very Beatles-esque movement in the chords from bars 1-2; using triads with a descending note will always give you this sound and you’ll hear the same approach in the next few bars. [Bar 9] one of the great things about triads is that you can move chord shapes up and down the fretboard while keeping the bass notes in place; we simply move from a D triad to an F triad followed by an E triad here.