JamPlay Song Lessons / Merle Haggard

How to play "Mama Tried" on guitar

   Song lesson length:  30:42

Scenes in the lessons: 6

Scenes: 6


Difficulty rating:   2.5 of 5

"Mama Tried"

Learn to play Mama Tried by Merle Haggard on guitar. As a JamPlay member, you get unlimited access to this song lesson as well as hundreds more!

Scene 1 - Introduction (1.4)


Scene 2 - Acoustic Guitar (9.58)

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Scene 3 - Resonator Guitar (8.95)

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Scene 4 - Electric Guitar (7.07)

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Scene 5 - Tone and Wrap-Up (1.76)

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Scene 6 - Song Demonstration (2.09)

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DJ Phillips

In lesson 61 of his songs series, DJ is back with another classic country tune. This time he breaks down the parts to the iconic "Mama Tried" by Merle Haggard.

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