As you learn to play this fingerstyle arrangement of Classical Gas, be sure to frequently return to the performance as a good reference point and guide.
In this lesson we’re going to be learning how to play one of the most famous guitar instrumentals ever recorded – Classical Gas by Mason Williams. Released in 1968, this 3 minute action-packed song holds nothing back, you barely have a second to breathe when playing it.
Classical Gas has been covered by some of the greatest musicians on earth. Artists such as Tommy Emmanuel, Steve Howe, Eric Clapton and many others have had a stab it, continuing to keep the song popular amongst blossoming fingerpickers.
OK, let’s start learning Classical Gas!