Rick Vito Show: Episode IV: Hawaiian Slide Guitar
Nashville-based Rick Vito is known for his work with Fleetwood Mac, taking over lead guitar after Lindsey Buckingham quit the band. He also worked closely with Stevie Nicks and Mick Fleetwood from the late eighties to the present day. Over his vast and varied career Rick also worked with many other famous musicians including Bob Seger, Bonnie Raitt, Dolly Parton, John Mayall, Jackson Browne, John Fogerty, Roger McGuinn, Little Richard and many more! Rick Vito now has his own exclusive show on All Guitar Network and is the latest edition to our team of 'Lesson' experts. In this episode Rick shows how to perfect your slide guitar technique with open 'E' tuning. Rick Vito performs a song by Peter Green titled 'Albatross' that provokes a sea setting with the symbols, originally played by Mick Fleetwood, resembling waves. The song is one of the earliest original Fleetwood Mac songs and is often featured on their setlist in modern times as Rick Vito is well aware. In this episode Rick uses their classic song 'Albatross' to reveal how he gets classic clean slide tone and accuracy.