1. Welcome to TalkBass, the Premier Bass Player Community and Information Source. We've been uniting the Low End Since 1998!

    We're glad you've found us. Register a 100% Free Account to post and unlock tons of features.

Can't Quite Hear this ... Simple Country Question

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by rydin4lifebass, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. rydin4lifebass


    Sep 13, 2009
    South Central PA
    I'm playing the song "If You Don't Like Hank Williams" by Hank Jr and have quick question (for refereince: ). The bulk of the song is simple root-fifth country but there is a little accent note at the 0:14 mark in the song right before he says "big John Cash". It sounds like the verse starts C-G--C-G and then the part I'm questioning comes next, in the third bar..maybe C-G-A or C-B-A (with A being the accent note I'm hearing) as a lead in to the G on the 1 beat of the next bar.

    Also, in the transition between the G chord and the C chord at the :22 mark, is that a C# I hear as the transition, for example
    |-1-3-?-- |- 1-3-|

    I know this is simple country and I'm performing brain surgery, but I just want to know what exactly is being played there..

Share This Page