This month's Whiteboard Request teaches you how to play "Wipe Out" by the Surfaris. This song was a widespread hit, covered by groups like The Ventures, The Beach Boys, and eventually Pure Heart. It became embedded in pop culture and has been featured in numerous television shows and movies, including Dirty Dancing, The Sandlot, and Meet the Parents. In this lesson, Aldrine walks you through the chords, strumming pattern, and that iconic picking riff. He also shows you how to add even more flavor by utilizing the tremolo to get that speedy sound.
Picking Play-Along (Speed 100%)
Picking Play-Along (Speed 50%)
12 Bar Pattern Play-Along
Watch Pure Heart perform Wipe Out: Video
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