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How to Play The Chain by Fleetwood Mac on Guitar with TAB

Fleetwood Mac





Double Drop D (D A D G B D)


2nd fret

This is the full guitar lesson for The Chain by Fleetwood Mac.

The Chain is one of Fleetwood Mac’s best-known and loved songs. It appears on their hugely successful 1977 album Rumours. It’s the only song that is credited to all members of the band.

This one is pretty tricky to play at times but not overly challenging. If you’re around the intermediate level then you should be OK learning to play The Chain.

OK, let’s get into the lesson!

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The Chain Guitar Lesson (Part One)

In this first lesson we learn how to play the bulk of the song. We learn the intro, the verse and the chorus. Probably the hardest section to play is the intro, so get that bit down and the rest should hopefully come pretty easy.

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The Chain Guitar Lesson (Part Two)

Let’s now learn how to play the rest of the song. You’ve got most of it down by this point but there are a few nuances you want to be aware of.

If you’re looking for more fingerpicking Fleetwood Mac songs to learn then check out these classics from the band.

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