JamPlay Song Lessons / The Beatles

How to play "Blackbird" on guitar

   Song lesson length:  28:13

Scenes in the lessons: 6

Scenes: 6


Difficulty rating:   2.5 of 5


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Scene 1 - Song Introduction (2.36)


Scene 2 - Right Hand Technique (2.9)

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Scene 3 - Verse Riffs (10.95)

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Scene 4 - Bridge Section (5.67)

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Scene 5 - Breakdown and Outro (5.91)

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Scene 6 - Song Demonstration (2.37)

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Mark Brennan

Mark Brennan returns to his Phase 3 lesson set with a lesson on the classic Beatles tune "Blackbird." This is a somewhat simple, but elegant fingerstyle acoustic arrangement that chronicles the struggles of the civil rights movement.

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