Willie Nelson Songs

Willie Nelson
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This tutorial breaks the classic country staple down to its basic elements: Great boom-chick strumming, hooks that sell millions of records (or downloads for you net savvy hipsters), and well-crafted harmony guitars. Let's get to it!

Published: 12/12/2009 Upgrade

These lessons will walk you through the form of the song in four of the lessons, rather than a list of licks. The form is the key to learning this masterpiece! The solo will also be covered along with a few of the electric guitar fills. Mastering these lessons will guarantee your spot in the next Smokey and the Bandit sequel.

Published: 06/16/2010 Upgrade

In this tutorial, Mike Olekshy will teach "Always On My Mind", as made famous by Willie Nelson. Mike will introduce the song then dig right into the intro; then into the verse chords and strumming. We'll examine the chorus chords next, then learn bridge before we take on the guitar solo. We'll do a full performance, then a single guitar performance; we'll cap it all off with a "guitar karaoke" jam along.

Published: 02/18/2014 Upgrade

In this tutorial Caren Armstrong will teach you the country classic "Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys" as made famous by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson. Acoustic strumming and campfire story telling on tap!

Published: 06/23/2014 Upgrade

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to play "Funny How Time Slips Away" as performed by Willie Nelson. This classic song features a simple chord progression. using two guitars, that has stood the test of time as a songwriting staple.

Published: 11/17/2014 Upgrade

Mike will show why this is a country classic that features textbook acoustic strumming and soloing, as well as some great parts played on electric. You can learn the solo and all the fills or just play the whole tune using only one guitar all the way through.

Published: 04/16/2015 Upgrade

Douglas will show you Willie Nelson's version of this jazz standard as it's played in a slow 12/8 swing feel, on an acoustic guitar. It also features a harmonica solo you'll learn on electric guitar, and lots of cool licks at the end of the song.

Published: 09/10/2015 Upgrade