Announcement: GuitarControl.com releases “Learn to Play the Guitar Riff from "Message in a Bottle" by The Police - Easy Guitar Lesson”

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GuitarControl.com released a new video guitar lesson from GuitarControl.com instructor Darrin Goodman. In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Darrin Goodman teaches the main riff from Message in a Bottle by The Police.

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GuitarControl.com released a new video guitar lesson from GuitarControl.com instructor Darrin Goodman. In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Darrin Goodman teaches the main riff from Message in a Bottle by The Police.

Darrin uses the riff as a hand stretching exercise for your fretting hand and demonstrates how to play it as follows; 4th fret of the 5th string with first finger to the 6th fret of the 4th string with 2nd finger to the 8th fret of the 3rd string with 4th finger to the 5th fret of the 6th string with first finger to the 7th fret of the 5th string with 2nd finger to the 9th fret of the 4th string with 4th finger to the 2nd fret of the 5th string with first finger to the 4th fret of the 4th string with 2nd finger to the 6th fret of the 3rd string with 4th finger to the 2nd fret of the 6th string with first finger to the 4th fret of the 5th string with 2nd finger to the 6th fret of the 4th string with 4th finger and then slide up a half step to the 7th fret and then just keep repeating the entire sequence. Guitar TAB’s are available for this guitar lesson at GuitarControl.com.

The Police were an English rock band formed in 1977 in London England. The band gained commercial success in the late 1970’s until they disbanded in 1986. Over the course of their career they released five albums and are ranked number 70 on Rolling Stone’s list of Top 100 Bands of All Time.

Darrin Goodman
Darrin Goodman, a native of Ogden Utah, began playing guitar at the age of 12 after hearing KISS at an earlier age. Darrin has been a local finalist for the King of the Blues contest and is the lead guitarist of international recording artist Sonic Prophecy who has performed with artists such as Accept, Sabaton Cinderella and Ratt. Darrin has been teaching private lessons to 30 to 60 students a week from his home studio since 1987.

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