Canned Heat Going Up the Country Guitar Lesson

Learn how to play the song “Going up the Country” by Canned Heat with this free acoustic guitar lesson taught by the one and only Marty Schwartz with Guitar Jamz.  This classic rock/blues style song was released in September of 1968.  It was released as a single but also appeared on their album Living the Blues.  

For this particular version of the song that Marty teaches in the video lesson below, you will be using a guitar capo on the 8th fret. If you aren’t familiar with a capo or how to use one, check out this post on how to use a guitar capo.

This is a classic blues style riff using the D Major, G Major and A7 Chords.

Video Lesson

As Performed by Canned Heat