If you’re an acoustic player, Chet Atkins is one of the godheads. In this beefy 10-part audio guitar lesson, get into the legend’s style of using the thumb to keep a steady bass line while letting the fingers take care of the melody and the rest of the accompaniment. “Work to get your thumb on automatic pilot,” Chet encourages. Also, try out Chet’s boom-chick style and dig his take on arpeggios.

Audio guitar lesson:

Tab, notation and Power Tab files available here.