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Bad Moon Rising (CCR) – Beginner Fingerstyle Guitar Lesson

Creedence Clearwater Revival







D major

This is a beginner fingerstyle guitar lesson for Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival.

This song was written by John Fogerty and was released as a single in April 1969. It went on to peak at number 2 in the US and reached the number 1 spot in the UK.

If you find this arrangement a little too easy for you then check out my advanced arrangement of it here.

Alright, let’s pick up our guitars and learn how to play Bad Moon Rising!

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Bad Moon Rising Guitar Lesson

OK, let’s get into it, this arrangement is really fun to playing perfect if you’re still new fingerpicking. The chords and nice and simple and the melody is really strong.


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