For today's famous riff lesson we are going to take a look at the classic opening guitar riff for "Right Now" by Van Halen.
This riff has a really cool slow groove to it that fits perfectly after the piano section in the beginning.
This is also one of the rare times that Eddie Van Halen uses a guitar tuned standard so we are in luck on this one.
Technically it's a pretty easy riff to play. I would say any upper beginner to intermediate level player could easily handle it.
Take your time and make sure you get the muting sounding right. That is really what makes those notes pop out. In such a laid-back rhythm that is essential.
As always, if this video gets 1000 likes on YouTube I will teach the entire song. You can like it on YouTube by simply clicking the link below which will take you to this video's YouTube page and clicking the "like" button underneath the video.
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I will wait for those likes and until then enjoy learning this classic riff.
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Right Now Guitar Lesson