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The Sound of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel – Beginner Fingerstyle Guitar Lesson and TAB

Simon and Garfunkel








This is the full fingerstyle guitar lesson for The Sound of Silence.

The Sound Of Silence was written by Paul Simon between the years 1963 – 1964 and the song first appeared on Simon & Garfunkel’s debut album, Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. To this day it’s one Simon’s most loved songs.

Previously I’ve done an intermediate arrangement of this song. So check it out if you’re after something slightly more challenging.

This arrangement is a tonne of fun to play so let’s pick up our guitars and learn how to play The Sound of Silence!

Learn To Play The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence Performance

As you learn to play this fingerstyle arrangement of The Sound of Silence, be sure to frequently return to the performance as a good reference point and guide.



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The Sound of Silence Guitar Lesson

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