How to play Phish - Simple

Lead singer and guitar player Trey Anastasio is a fabulous guitar player. The song Simple is not quite so simple on guitar, but is not technically difficult. It makes use of all your fingers, and for beginner/intermediate players it may take some practice to get this riff down, but when you do, it's a fun song to play.

Tab Video
E|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|------------------2----|
D|----3~~--------------3-|
A|---------1--2--3-------|
E|--1--------------------|
View Simple Video

The riff above is a majority of the song. The key to this riff is playing the short vibrato (designated by the '~') with your pinky finger. If you are not familiar with a vibrato, it's simply peforming quick short bends up and down. If you watch the video you'll see when I hit this note and do the vibrato the whole guitar shakes.






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