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What's up, it's Mike from Guitar Tricks, teaching you an easy version of "I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow" as made famous by The Soggy Bottom Boys. This is an authentic country blues tune that uses a simple three chord progression.

This song features a bluegrass band providing a steady, solid foundation for the multiple harmony vocals. We'll learn this song in a Made Easy format, breaking down the progression to open chord shapes with a capo, and a simple strumming pattern.

The song launches right into the groove off the top with all instruments setting the vibe. The arrangement consists of five verses and six choruses, with four short solo sections.

Any acoustic or electric guitar is suitable to play this tune. Place your capo on the 3rd fret.

In the following lessons, we'll talk about using a capo, open chords, and a simple, steady strumming pattern. We are in the key of F major, with a 4/4 time signature, at a tempo of 85 BPM.