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Bluegrass: “Wildwood Flower”
Bluegrass: “Wildwood Flower”
The song "Wildwood Flower" was first recorded by the Carter family in the 1920s. It has become a standard for bluegrass guitarists to know ever since. Maybelle Carter played the song in C on guitar but often capoed up so it actually sounded in a higher key when she sang along. In this version, notice how the melody is voiced lower with the occasional strummed chords voiced higher. This lesson teaches the classic bluegrass song "Wildwood Flower."

Grab your guitar and let’s learn some classic Bluegrass! - Steve Krenz


Steve plays a Gibson Acoustic Hummingbird in this lesson.



Steve Krenz
    Steve Krenz

As an instructor, Steve is best known for the top-selling guitar instruction course, Gibson's Learn & Master Guitar. He has helped thousands of students in over 95 countries across the globe to learn, improve, and master the guitar.

Steve's performing experience covers a large gamut, from playing guitar with the symphony orchestra, to jazz big bands, to performing with Grammy-winning artists like Donna Summer, Michael W. Smith, The Fifth Dimension, Israel Houghton, and Tommy Sims (producer, renowned bass player for Bruce Springsteen and co-writer of Eric Clapton's Grammy-winning song "Change the World").

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Lesson Details
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Genres:
Bluegrass
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