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May 14, 2022

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Apr 23, 2022

Fire and Rain

by James Taylor  •  Lesson #429

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April 9, 2022

Sundown

by Gordon Lightfoot  •  Lesson #425

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April 1, 2022

Lola

by The Kinks  •  Lesson #427

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March 13, 2022

Landslide

by Fleetwood Mac  •  Lesson #422

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May 12, 2022

List of My Beginner-Friendly Song Lessons

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After many requests from y'all, I finally created this list of all my beginner-friendly song lessons! These are grouped by key, allowing you to take the chord shapes you already know and find other songs using those same shapes.

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May 4, 2022

Easier Ways to Play B-minor (No Barring Required)

Tips & Techniques  •  Lesson #431

Two easier ways to play B-minor, using open chord voicings — super helpful to have these in your toolkit. Includes different practice riffs to accompany each chord voicing.

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April 30, 2022

Using Slides to Connect Pentatonic Scale Shapes

Tips & Techniques  •  Lesson #430

A huge breakthrough I made in "breaking out of the box" when it comes to practicing scales... by using slides! It makes things sound better, and is more fun to play.

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April 13, 2022

Getting Started Guide for "Fire and Rain"

Practice Log  •  Lesson #428

Just starting off with Fire and Rain? Here's what I recommend practicing in your first few hours with this song, so that you're comfortable with the chords & James Taylor's fingerstyle technique.

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March 26, 2022

Yellowstone-Inspired Slides, Syncopation, and Double-Stops

Warm-Up Exercise  •  Lesson #426

An 8-measure melodic riff I put together in between episodes of Yellowstone. I'll show you how to use slides, syncopation, and double-stops to punch things up.

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March 21, 2022

Gordon Lightfoot's Sundown Chords, Explained

Practice Log  •  Lesson #424

A deep-dive into the unique chord voicings for E, E7, and B that Gordon Lightfoot uses in his classic song from 1974.

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