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Buckets of Rain (Bob Dylan) – Guitar Lesson and TAB

Bob Dylan





D A D F# A D


2nd fret

This is the full fingerstyle guitar lesson for Buckets of Rain.

Bob Dylan wrote Buckets of Rain and recorded it in 1974, and the song appears on his hugely successful album Blood on the Tracks.

This song is really fun to play, a little tricky at times and I’d say best suited to the intermediate player.

Alright, let’s start learning how to play Buckets of Rain!

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Buckets of Rain Guitar Lesson

In case I’m a little unclear in the video, put your guitar into open D tuning before you put the capo on.

There are really only a few sections to this song. Once you’ve learnt how to play the intro then most of the hard work is done, with the addition of a few nuances to watch out for.

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