Video lessons and articles that will help you learn to strum along with your favourite songs!

Hound Dog – Elvis Presley

Hey everyone, today I'm going to show you how to play "Hound Dog" by Elvis Presley. This is not just a popular oldie. It also falls into the category of "12 bar blues," and we can use this to our advantage. We're going to use this easy acoustic blues to practice strumming with a [...]

2019-12-01T10:58:11-08:00 October 30th, 2019|Categories: Learn A Riff, Strum Along|Tags: , , |

Seven Spanish Angels – Ray Charles & Willie Nelson

Hey everyone! For today's lesson, I have another three chord wonder for you. "Seven Spanish Angels" by Ray Charles and Willie Nelson. But this isn't any ordinary three chord tune... There are some very tricky counting parts that we have to overcome in order to properly play this one. Throughout the video I [...]

2019-12-01T10:50:58-08:00 October 15th, 2019|Categories: barre chords, Resource, Strum Along|Tags: , , , |

You Can’t Always Get What You Want – The Rolling Stones

Today we're going to work on "You Can't Always Get What You Want" by The Rolling Stones. The chords aspect is pretty straight-forward in this one.. no barre chords or any difficult/strange voicings. However, the strumming is quite challenging. If you find that you need some help with it, you'll want to check [...]

2019-11-30T12:53:02-08:00 July 20th, 2019|Categories: Resource, Strum Along|Tags: , , |

Harvest – Neil Young

In this lesson, we're going to learn "Harvest" by Neil Young. This is one of my favourite folk tunes. It's not too difficult, but not the first song I'd try to learn either. If you find that you need some help with it, you'll want to check out my Beginner Guitar Course! More [...]

2019-11-30T12:46:04-08:00 July 8th, 2019|Categories: Resource, Strum Along|Tags: , , , |