How to Play Doing the Wrong Thing by Kaki King (Guitar Lesson)


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Kaki King

Doing the Wrong Thing

Kaki King teaches her song "Doing the Wrong Thing."

Taught by Kaki King in Songs with Kaki King seriesLength: 22:48Difficulty: 2.0 of 5


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saltminessaltmines replied on July 6th, 2012

Just realized, when the melody goes down a string, her right thumb alternates picking the 4th string and the 5th string.

wascalywabitwascalywabit replied on February 5th, 2012

grab a bigga spanna nanna an a bigga bugga digga... smak da digga wit da spanna Bugga nanna, spanna digga!

bubsterbubster replied on January 21st, 2012

Sweet song and sweet lesson, Jamplay has the best format and its great to have such talent teach us . Thanks Kaki and J.P.

rudyh5rudyh5 replied on January 22nd, 2011

wow that was beautiful (: i like that!

twinnies03twinnies03 replied on December 7th, 2010

the bit that she does at 3:01 - 3:05 isn't in the tabs. I'm kind of new to guitar so i cant really see what she's doing, can anyone tell me?

leon126leon126 replied on October 7th, 2010

I am impressed by your playing! Are those nails on your right hand real?

jd1050jd1050 replied on March 10th, 2010

Great lesson ... is supplemental content/tab coming?

Jason.MounceJason.Mounce replied on March 10th, 2010

Yes, the supplemental content will be coming for this.

mattbrownmattbrown replied on March 25th, 2010

Hey gang! I just thought I'd mention a few things about the tabs I did for this. The tabs are NOT an exact, note-for-note transcription of what Kaki plays in the first scene. I didn't notate out all of the percussion parts as they are performed in this scene. Instead, whenever she plays percussion-esque stuff, I just inserted the basic rhythmic idea that she improvises around. If you have any questions about the tabs that I'm doing for Kaki's lessons, feel free to send me a message or jump into one of my Q+A sessions. Thanks and have fun with this one!!

haperinghapering replied on March 24th, 2010

Thank you so very much. It's an honor!

mazzystarlettemazzystarlette replied on March 13th, 2010

WOW!!! I don't quite know what to say. Words can not describe art any better than this....Thank you for helping me rediscover my inspiration to play.

raelzraelz replied on March 12th, 2010

Beautiful.

nessanessa replied on March 10th, 2010

Amazing song!

Songs with Kaki King

Found in our Beginner Lesson Sets

Kaki King teaches the songs that span her career.



Lesson 1

Playing With Pink Noise

Kaki King teaches her song "Playing With Pink Noise."

Length: 21:12 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Lesson 2

Doing the Wrong Thing

Kaki King teaches her song "Doing the Wrong Thing."

Length: 22:48 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 3

Night After Sidewalk

Kaki King demonstrates her song "Night After Sidewalk."

Length: 23:06 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Lesson 4

So Much for So Little

Kaki King teaches her song "So Much for So Little."

Length: 14:34 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Lesson 5

Goby

Kaki King teaches her song "Goby."

Length: 26:24 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only

About Kaki King View Full Biography Kaki King (born Katherine Elizabeth King) was born in Atlanta, Georgia on August 24th, 1979. Showing early aptitude for music, Kaki was initially introduced to guitar and soon after the drums. Kaki has been active in the music industry since around 2001. Her first studio album, Everybody Loves You, was released on Velour Records in 2003. Since that time Kaki has released four additional records with another due out later this year (2010). She has quest appeared on the Foo Fighter's album Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, as well as contributing to film scores such as August Rush. Kaki was named in February of 2006 a "Guitar God" by Rolling Stone Magazine. Other notable accomplishments include a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Score for music from "Into the Wild."

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