Kenny Loggins - Footloose

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Here's how to play the epic 80's hit Footloose by Kenny Loggins! We can play this song simply with open chords but then take it levels above with so many more great guitar parts!

This iconic intro on the electric or acoustic is a great challenge with it's improvised feel. Add some twangy tones from a Stratocaster or Gretsch-like guitar & reverb to make this riff pop!

Key Insights

  • The song can be played using basic chords making it accessible for beginner guitarists

  • Muted 16th strums as a strumming pattern with accented beats

  • Blues based chorus riff with 12 barre blues style embellishments

  • Iconic intro riff can be played on electric & acoustic!

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Enjoy playing along to the live band?

Check out Andy's Online Band Program featuring 21 songs you can learn and then jam along with Andy's band playing them LIVE! Appropriate for beginner to advanced players - link below!

Andy Guitar online band program - click here

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