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Blackbird (The Beatles) – Fingerstyle Guitar Lesson

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This is the full fingerstyle guitar lesson for Blackbird by The Beatles.

Paul McCartney wrote Blackbird in 1968 and the song appears on the White Album. This arrangement is really fun to play, quite tricky at times but feels great once you’ve learnt it.

If you’ve not learnt how to play the original then I do recommend getting that down first. I’ve done a lesson on it here.

Alright, let’s start learning how to play Blackbird!

Learn To Play Blackbird

Blackbird (Performance)

As you learn to play this fingerstyle arrangement of Blackbird, be sure to frequently return to the performance as a good reference point and guide.


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Blackbird Guitar Lesson (Part 1)

In this first lesson you’ll learn how to play the intro and verse of the song. The intro is played the same as the original song but once the verse kicks in and the melody starts things get a little more complicated.

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Blackbird Guitar Lesson (Part 2)

Hopefully you were OK with the first tutorial. In this lesson we learn how to play the chorus and the remainder of the song.

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