In this lesson we will be learning a chord melody version of Oh My Darling Clementine. This is a great song to learn chord melody as the melody is fairly simple and just three chords are used, G, G7, and C.
In this lesson we will be learning Bill Monroe’s Blue Moon of Kentucky. We will be learning this chord melody style with a pick although you could use your fingers as well. The song consists of just 3 chords- I, IV, V in the key of A.
In this lesson we will be learning Hey Jude chord melody fingerstyle. It is highly recommended that you have studied the basic fingerstyle lessons in the Fingerstyle Lesson Category under Skill Lessons.
In this lesson we will be learning a chord melody version of White Christmas. The arrangement is played fingerstyle in the key of A. Due to the more complicated chord fingerings used it is rated for intermediate players.
In this lesson we will be learning a solo chord melody version of Oh Christmas Tree. This lesson is not for beginners as the chords used are a little more advanced. We will be playing a fingerstyle version in the Key of E. Once you get it down, sounds great!
In this lesson we will be learning the instrumental Little Martha. The song is played fingerstyle with open E tuning.
In this lesson we will be learning a chord melody version of Will The Circle Be Unbroken. Chord melody style involves playing the chords and melody at the same time. This can be tricky and challenging but very rewarding when accomplished. This particular song is a great one to try this style as it is not too difficult and involves a repeating melody pattern. Chords used are just G, C, and D open chords. This version lends itself to a bluegrassy sound.
In this lesson we will be learning the Carter family classic Wildwood Flower. This is a great example of a traditional Bluegrass style tune. The melody is played within the chords much like a chord melody or solo.