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Home Introduction Modules - 1 Lesson 1a
Cheating
The
Blues

In this course we are focusing on finger picking but

For those wanting to try this song using a flat pick/plectrum Follow the diagram below

          Pick Pattern    T - 1 - 2 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 1

3a - Understanding the Chord Diagrams

5e - Using a Flat pick for House of the Rising Sun

LESSON 5 continued… Playing a Song House of the Rising Sun

3a - Understanding the Chord Diagrams

5c - Playing The House of the Rising Sun

Module 3

To play The House of the Rising Sun

we are using all the chords we have learned so far.


NOTE The song has an F Major chord in it but we are using an F Major 7 instead as the F Major chord is difficult for beginners to play.


Play the Audio file first so you can hear what you are aiming for

3a - Understanding the Chord Diagrams

5d - House of the Rising Sun

Using this picking pattern start playing the song using the chords shown below

          Pick Pattern    T - 1 - 2 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 1

Am

C

D

F Maj7

Am

C

E

E

Am

C

D

F Maj7

Am

E

Am

E

House of the Rising Sun

To END the song play strum  ––––––––––––– Am

To see the videos for each bar/chord 1st click on the chord names below then 2nd click on the video below to play

          Flat Pick Pattern    Down -   Down -   Down -   Down -   Up  -  Up  -  Up

                 Pick Pattern          T              1              2               3         3         2         1

Module 3 Lesson 6a Module 3 Lesson 5

                 Timing                    1              2            and            3         4        5         6        

          Flat Pick Pattern    Down -   Down -   Down -   Down -   Up  -  Up  -  Up

                 Timing                    1              2     and        3         4        5         6        

Down

Down

Down

Down

Up

Up

Up

1

Timing

2

&

3

4

5

6