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How To Learn Slide Guitar and Open-E: Double Stop Sixth's

Double stop sixths can be used either as part of a solo or as a rhythm guitar technique to create some moving lines in the backing part. They sound great in blues, soul, R&B and rock styles. Double stop sixths are created by stacking sixths intervals on each note of the major scale. For Example, If we are in C, a sixth about that would be A, starting on D a sixth above would be B, E to C, etc...

I have included a diagram below illustrating these shapes. Enjoy!

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