As you learn to play this fingerstyle arrangement of Lyin’ Eyes, be sure to frequently return to the performance as a good reference point and guide.
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This is the full fingerstyle guitar lesson for Lyin’ Eyes by The Eagles.
Lyin’ Eyes was written by Don Henley and Glenn Frey in 1975 and this classic song appears on The Eagles’ album One of These Nights. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and to this day remains one of the band’s best-known songs.
This arrangement is pretty tricky to play at times. It will certainly require some finesse to get it to sound good so you must be gentle with your picking hand and not strum/pick too aggressively. Having said that, Lyin’ Eyes makes for a great fingerstyle arrangement and once you’ve learnt it it’s a real joy to play.
Alright, let’s pick up our guitars and learn how to play Lyin’ Eyes!