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How to Play Guitar: Beginners / Hammer-ons

Watch more Beginner Guitar Lessons videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/443-Beginner-Guitar-Lessons Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Learn hammer-ons, a basic playing technique, in this video from Howcast's How to Play Guitar: Beginners series. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. OK. Next is hammer-ons. Hammer-ons, pull off, trills ??? they belong to something called slurs. So all that means is I'm playing 2 notes or more, but I'm just going to use 1 pick stroke in order to make that happen. So I'm going to, let's say, hammer-on here from the 5th fret to the 7th fret on the 3rd string. So all that means is I'm playing the note, and without using my right hand again, I'm going to hammer-on with my ring finger. Right? So let's hear that again. All right, so you don't hear 2 pick attacks, right? You only hear 1. So you can hammer-on the whole pentatonic scale if you'd like. All right? So now you can start making your melodies more voice-like, right? There you go hammer-ons.
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