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This is the full guitar lesson for Tears in Heaven by Eric Clapton.
Tears in Heaven was written by Eric Clapton in 1992 after his son tragically fell from a New York apartment window and died. The songs appears on the album ‘Rush’ and went on to win 3 grammy awards.
This is a truly moving and beautiful song and should be approached with care and great respect. It’s not overly complicated to play but it certainly has its difficulties; one of the main problems you may run into is separating the bass notes from the higher register strings. Pay close attention to the role of the thumb and try to get it played as accurately as possible.
Let’s start learning how to play Tears in Heaven!