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Californication (Red Hot Chili Peppers) – Fingerstyle Guitar Lesson

Red Hot Chili Peppers








This is the full fingerstyle guitar lesson for Californication.

This song was released in 1999 and was written by the American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers. The song was released as a single in June 2000 and has become one of the band’s best-known songs.

This arrangement is around the intermediate level but if you’re an accomplished beginner I’d still recommend giving it a go.

Alright, let’s pick up our guitars and learn how to play Californication!

Learn To Play Californication


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Californication Guitar Lesson (Part One)

In this lesson we learn how to play the intro and the first verse. It may help to learn the lyrics of Californication as this will help you learn the melody faster.

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Californication Guitar Lesson (Part 2)

Hopefully you were OK with the first lesson, now let’s learn how to play the rest of the song. In this lesson we’ll learn how to play the second verse, the bridge, the pre-chorus and the chorus.

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