Riptide

Am G C I was scared of dentists and the dark, Am G C I was scared of pretty girls and starting conversations, Am G C Oh all my friends are turning green, Am G C You’re the magicians assistant in their dreams. [Bridge] Am G C Ooh, ooh ooh Am G C Ooh, and…

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I Love You Too

Lots of possibilities with this Ziggy Marley song! Open-tuned guitars, Orff instruments, song-writing…limitless options. But first, learn to play it on guitar with some style. I’m basically imitating the organ part on the off-beats. Here’s the song:     See also: Three Little Birds; Palm Muting; How Should I Play This?

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

A classic song from the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz. Many ways to approach this! I’ll show you a few. Chords are below the video. Capo 1! G Bm C G somewhere over the rainbow, way up high C Cm G Em Am D G theres a land that I heard of once in…

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Don’t Stop Believin’

Never, EVER, stop believin’. Here it is in the original key of E: And in G and C. Nice to have options, yeah??

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Under the Sea

This video is primarily focused on the intro lick and the overall style. I’ll provide the first verse and chorus chords below but these are readily available in many places on the world wide web 🙂 Under the Sea! D A D The seaweed is always greener A D In somebody else’s lake A D…

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Chord Melody)

Steps for Chord Melody: Identify scale. I play this one in D, so see if you can find the D major scale in open position. Find the melody on its own. Play the melody and the chord roots at the same time. Add in the full chords. The Lion Sleeps Tonight D G In the…

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Across the Bridge Where Angels Dwell

This is a really nice song I picked up from attending a training by Dr. Joanne Loewy. Here’s the original, followed by my tutorial for playing some nice but probably unfamiliar chords. Matt’s tutorial: “Across The Bridge Where Angels Dwell” E A6 Across the bridge where angels dwell E A6 Across the bridge where angels…

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Ring of Fire

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Wish You Were Here

Chords: Notice in the video that your 4th finger (pinky) is on third fret of the high E string throughout the intro. Em G Em G Em A7 Em A7 G C D Am G So, so you think you can tell Heaven from Hell, blue skies from pain. D C Can you tell a…

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Three Little Birds

Lyrics: C Don’t worry about a thing F C ‘Cause every little thing gonna be alright C Singing’ don’t worry about a thing F C ‘Cause every little thing gonna be alright C Rise up this mornin’ G Smiled with the risin’ sun C Three little birds F Pitch by my doorstep C Singin’ sweet…

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