Guitartricks How to Play Tom Sawyer (Rush) TUTORIAL
“Tom Sawyer” as made famous by Rush is a classic 80s progressive rock song with epic riffs, tricky time signatures and a great guitar solo.
Dave will show you how to play the single electric guitar part in this song. An overdriven tone is used to play the epic power chord riffs, arpeggiated patterns and an angular solo. This song in in E major, pivots between 4/4 and 7/8 time at a tempo of about 88 BPM.