The Doobie Brothers Songs

The Doobie Brothers
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In this song tutorial we're going to learn to play the classic rock hit "Long Train Runnin'" as made famous by the Doobie Brothers in 1973. Written by Tom Johnston, this tune features one of the most signature rhythm guitar parts of its time. This is a great example of a high energy funk-rock song propelled by stereo electric guitars and spiced up with cool and colorful acoustic guitar counterpoints. We'll check out the gear & tone, we'll learn the signature rhythm guitar part, the acoustic guitar counter parts, the 12 bar chord progression, some rhythmic variations, and the four guitar outro. Finally we'll put it all together and jam with the backing track!

Published: 07/22/2010 Upgrade

In this ten lesson set, Anders Mouridsen will guide you through all the elements of the classic rock song "China Grove", as made famous by the Doobie Brothers. Anders will explain the tone and effects, and the truly classic main riff. He'll then take you through the pre-chorus, chorus, and bridge; followed by the solo and the chords underneath the solo. He'll finish off by teaching you the outro, and play it all through in a final performance.

Published: 08/15/2011 Upgrade

In this eight lesson tutorial, Tom Finch will teach you the classic rocker "Listen to the Music", as made famous by The Doobie Brothers. Tom will go over the gear and tone, then dive right into the infectious opening riff that's such a powerful hook. Tom will then break down all the details for the verse, the chorus, and the soft floating bridge. He'll end with showing you the lead fills that occur in the outro, and then do a full play-along performance.

Published: 10/03/2011 Upgrade

In this set of songs lessons, Tom Finch will teach you "Black Water", by The Doobie Brothers. Tom will introduce the song and talk about the gear and tones, then talk about the tuning and break down the intro and verse part. Next is the chorus section, followed by the post-chorus; then you'll learn the sweet solo. We'll end with a play along performance, then you'll take over in the jam along.

Published: 05/08/2013 Upgrade

Mike will show you the 2 guitar layers in this song. Guitar 1 is a light crunch electric guitar that plays active rhythm parts throughout. Guitar 2 is an overdriven electric guitar that adds some R&B influenced rhythm stabs and a searing guitar solo.

Published: 12/14/2016 Upgrade